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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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