Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

collaborative divorce - definition and synonyms

Close
What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

noun
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a new form of divorce which involves cooperative rather than adversarial strategies in resolving the partiesconflicts

    The big bright line that makes collaborative divorce different is that each party signs agreements that state, should the negotiations fail, it is understood that the attorneys can no longer represent them nor be called in to testify in litigation.

    Submitted on 18/08/2009
BuzzWord

deep learning

a form of machine learning which incorporates the use of neural networks

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

veal

meat from a young cow

Open Dictionary

snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play