Definition Of divorce

verb

legally dissolve one's marriage with (someone).

he divorced his first wife after 10 months

the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.

her divorce from her first husband

Example Of divorce

  • divorce by mutual consent

  • divorce proceedings

  • a divorce between ownership and control in the typical large company

  • a desire to divorce myself from history

  • A similar story emerges when considering how parental divorce affects the marital stability of adult offspring.


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