[ UK /dɪvˈɔːst/ ]
[ US /dɪˈvɔɹst/ ]
  1. of someone whose marriage has been legally dissolved
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How To Use divorced In A Sentence

  • Our economy is unbalanced, money is in excess supply, and its circulation is completely divorced from the circulation of goods. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy
  • The husband is required to return these assets to the wife at the end of the marriage; should the woman be divorced or should the husband predecease the wife, these assets return to her and she is to be compensated for any damage caused to them. Marriage.
  • My parents divorced nearly 50 years ago. Times, Sunday Times
  • After her 19th birthday her thrice - divorced manager, afraid that her encroaching adulthood might impede her careerist progress, began to woo her.
  • Edward's affair and subsequent marriage to divorced Mrs Simpson had left the family's popularity at an all-time low.
  • This particularly applies where there is no question of a divorced previous spouse.
  • People around me who get divorced want to get married again. Times, Sunday Times
  • After I divorced Martin, the big blonde tugged strings and he became consultant designer for a detergent manufacturer.
  • Nations. yep, it's pretty quaint stuff, couched in terms of newness and normalcy, of foreigness and familiarity. it describes the music as modern and "swingy" and yet timeless, as being of universal appeal - they belong to everyone - and yet "from a single nationality." i wonder whether the universalist rhetoric was meant to appeal to non-jews or simply to jews ambivalent about their jewishness? or am i simply being naive about midcentury, metropolitan jewishness? it is interesting to me also that, apparently, zionist discourse had not yet divorced the term palestinian from any association with jewish heritage. wayneandwax.com
  • Their official wages were not that far divorced from those of clerical staff. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager
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