decree absolute

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decree absolute

n
(Law) the final decree in divorce proceedings, which leaves the parties free to remarry. Compare decree nisi
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The 35-year-old was shocked to find detailed descriptions of family circumstances, copies of decrees absolute, records of earnings, letters of complaint and payroll account numbers.