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noun [countable/uncountable] divorce pronunciation in American English /dɪˈvɔrs/ 
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pluraldivorces

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  1. a legal way of ending a marriage

    I want a divorce.

    get a divorce:

    Is it true Tom's getting a divorce?

    end in divorce:

    Both of her marriages ended in divorce.

    grounds for divorce (=a good reason for it):

    Does he have grounds for divorce?

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