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a. The legal dissolution of a marriage.
b. A court order or other document establishing such a dissolution.
2. A separation between things that were once connected or associated.
v. di·vorced, di·vorc·ing, di·vorc·es
1. To dissolve the marriage bond between (two people).
2. To end marriage with (one's spouse) by way of legal divorce.
3. To cut off; separate or disunite: an idea that was completely divorced from reality. See Synonyms at separate.
To obtain a divorce.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dīvortium, from dīvortere, to divert, variant of dīvertere; see divert.]
di·vor·cé(dĭ-vôr-sā′, -sē′, -vôr′sā′, -sē′)
A divorced man.
[French, masculine past participle of divorcer, to divorce, from Old French, from divorce, divorce; see divorce.]
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