Definition Of divorce


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

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

  • a desire to divorce myself from history

  • Additionally, civil unions can be dissolved much like divorce - still a necessary out even among same sex couples.

  • And finally, they contributed a specifically Christian objection to any divorce between expediency and the moral realm.

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