Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Complete separation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Complete detachment or disunion.
  • n. divorce

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dissolution of the marriage tie; divorce; separation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of divorcing; divorce.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the legal dissolution of a marriage

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Examples

  • Here the divorcement from the soil is as apparent as in every other agricultural line in England.

    Hops and Hoppers

  • So far has the divorcement of the worker from the soil proceeded, that the farming districts, the civilised world over, are dependent upon the cities for the gathering of the harvests.

    HOPS AND HOPPERS

  • In not a single case did the petition for a writ of divorcement include an allegation that either the underlying or ancillary issue was traceable to some geographic proximity to a same-sex couple that the divorcing couple suffered.

    Justice Itself on Trial

  • Mister Data and Ms. Lal are two of a kind, and the lack of security issues with respect to his freedom and to his divorcement from Starfleet demonstrate that such would be the case with his daughter.

    Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light

  • I was in bad humor for a variety of reasons: that summer I had divorcement process, I was only 22 ... all my extreme youth was spoiled by that marriage ...

    main erogenous zone of all women.

  • They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • This court has declared hundreds of Jewish marriages void, issued bills of divorcement in place of the husbands and has even married those freed women to other Jewish men.

    Divorce: The Halakhic Perspective.

  • She fails to please him because he finds something obnoxious about her, and he writes her a bill of divorcement, hands it to her and sends her away from his house.

    Divorce: The Halakhic Perspective.

  • All the easier to revel in his comforting biological divorcement from Afro-American history.

    Leonce Gaiter: Hosannas Spiked With Contempt

  • Jesus 'Attitude toward Divorce31 Ā¶ It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: Deut.

    "The Sermon On the Mount"

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