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An allowance for support made under court order and given usually by one person to his or her former lover or live-in companion after they have separated.
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US alimony awarded to a nonmarried partner after the break-up of a long-term relationship
[C20: from a blend of pal + alimony]
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pal•i•mo•ny(ˈpæl əˌmoʊ ni)
a form of alimony awarded to one member of an unmarried couple who separated after a period of living together.
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n (esp US inf) → Unterhaltszahlung f (bei der Auflösung einer Ehe ohne Trauschein)
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