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n. Informal
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.

[Blend of pal and alimony.]


US alimony awarded to a nonmarried partner after the break-up of a long-term relationship
[C20: from a blend of pal + alimony]


(ˈpæl əˌmoʊ ni)

a form of alimony awarded to one member of an unmarried couple who separated after a period of living together.
[1975–80, Amer.;b. pal and alimony]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palimony - support paid by one half of an unmarried partnership after the relationship ends
support payment - a payment made by one person for the support of another


[ˈpælɪmənɪ] Nalimentos mpl pagados a una ex compañera


n (esp US inf) → Unterhaltszahlung f (bei der Auflösung einer Ehe ohne Trauschein)
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