divorce

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divorce(
dih
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vors
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (legal)
a. el divorcio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The study shows that the rate of divorce is lower among college-educated couples.El estudio muestra que la tasa de divorcio entre parejas con estudios universitarios es más baja.
2. (separation)
a. la separación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This policy represents a complete divorce of religion and education.Esta política representa una separación completa de lo religioso y lo educativo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (legal)
a. divorciarse
Ana and Antonio divorced five years ago.Ana y Antonio se divorciaron hace cinco años.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (legal)
a. divorciarse de
Thomas divorced his wife.Tomás se divorció de su esposa.
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divorce
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el divorcio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to start divorce proceedings (against somebody)emprender los trámites de divorcio (contra alguien)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (spouse)
a. divorciarse de
to get divorced (from somebody)divorciarse (de alguien)
3. (fig)
a. separar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (husband and wife)
a. divorciarse
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divorcé [dɪˌvɔːˈsiː]
noun
divorciado (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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