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definition of divorce:

a legal proceeding whereby the marital relationship of the married parties is terminated.

divorce, as it might be used:

The ex-husband filed a complaint for damages against the ex-wife alleging that she had slashed the tires on a car which he had received pursuant to a final judgment of divorce.

divorce may also be referred to as:

  • dissolution of marriage
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