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Complete separation.


(Law) a less common word for divorce


(dɪˈvɔrs mənt, -ˈvoʊrs-)

divorce; separation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divorcement - the legal dissolution of a marriagedivorcement - the legal dissolution of a marriage
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"


The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
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Essentially, divorcement imposes double markups and hence higher retail prices.
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It is a bill of divorcement drawn up against false gods.
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