divorciarse
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divorciarse(
dee
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bohr
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syahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get separated)
a. to get divorced
Mi primo Gabriel se acaba de divorciar de la segunda esposa.My cousin Gabriel just got divorced from his second wife.
b. to get a divorce
El esposo de Sandra le dijo que ya no la ama, y que se quiere divorciar.Sandra's husband told her he doesn't love her anymore, and wants to get a divorce.
c. to divorce
Los papás de mi amiga se divorciaron después de treinta años de casados.My friend's parents divorced after thirty years of marriage.
divorciar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (legal)
a. to divorce
El juzgado local no está autorizado para divorciar a parejas extranjeras.The local courts are not authorized to divorce foreign couples.
3. (to dissociate)
a. to divorce
No se puede divorciar la música de las tradiciones culturales del pueblo.It's not possible to divorce the music from the cultural traditions of its people.
b. to separate
Por mucho que lo han intentado nuestros políticos, se ha vuelto casi imposible divorciar la iglesia del estado.As hard as our politicians have tried, it's become nearly impossible to separate Church and State.
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divorciar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (también fig)
a. to divorce
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to get divorced
sus padres se han divorciado hace pocohis parents (got) divorced recently
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divorciar
transitive verb
1 [+pareja] to divorce
2 [+ideas, opiniones] to divorce;de from; separate;de from
pronominal verb
divorciarse to get divorced; get a divorce;de from;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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divorciarse de
to get divorced from
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