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The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body
“Secondly, with respect to married people, if the marriage was dissolved by divorce after the will was witnessed, the will is void.”
A separation between things which were or ought to be connected
“The result is an unhappy divorce between student and school which is a grotesque travesty of all that the IBO stands for.”
To set or force apart
“And it is impossible to divorce the Incas from the national dish Anticuchos de Res - small pieces of beef heart, marinated and grilled on skewers.”
To separate something that was connected
“But Asif's parents pressurised him to divorce her within a few months of marriage.”
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