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addaword.gifdefinition of silver split

noun
divorce or separation between couples in late middle age
The grown-up children of parents who have been together for 30, 40 or more years can also have their worlds turned inside out by what is known as a silver split.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/04/2014 12:34:00
Definition of silver split from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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