[dih-vawrs-muh nt, -vohrs-]


divorce; separation.

Origin of divorcement

Related formspre·di·vorce·ment, noun
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Related Words for divorcement

division, severance, divorce, partition, detachment, split, disunion, parting

Examples from the Web for divorcement

Historical Examples of divorcement

  • A writing of divorcement is made out, and the parties are free.

  • Let him write her a bill of divorcement and give it in her hand and send her out of his house.

  • That after matrimonye be contracted, the Kyrk may mack no divorcement.

  • Then he might write her a bill of divorcement, give it in her hand and send her out of his house.

  • He must give her a "writing of divorcement," which set forth the fact that she had been his wife.

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British Dictionary definitions for divorcement



a less common word for divorce
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