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.
Mr Jones, 40, and his fiancAe, Lillian, 37, posted documents, including birth certificates, decrees absolute and statutory declarations to its embassy in London via recorded delivery.