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divorce

US [dɪˈvɔrs]
UK [dɪˈvɔː(r)s]
  • n.离婚;分离;脱离
  • v.与(某人)离婚;判(某人)离婚;使分离;使脱离
  • Web离异;分开;使离婚
Plural Form:divorces  Present Participle:divorcing  Past Tense:divorced  
divorce
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n.
1.
[u][c]
离婚the legal ending of a marriage
The marriage ended in divorce in 1996.
这桩婚姻在 1996 年以离婚告终。
an increase in the divorce rate(= the number of divorces in a year)
离婚率的增长
They have agreed to get a divorce .
他们已同意离婚。
Divorce proceedings(= the legal process of divorce) started today.
今日已提起离婚诉讼。
2.
[c][ususing]
~ (between A and B)
分离;脱离a separation; the ending of a relationship between two things
the divorce between religion and science
宗教与科学的分裂
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb)
与(某人)离婚;判(某人)离婚to end your marriage to sb legally
They're getting divorced .
他们要离婚了。
She's divorcing her husband.
她与丈夫在闹离婚。
I'd heard they're divorcing.
我听说他们要离婚了。
2.
[t][oftpass]
~ sb/sth from sth
使分离;使脱离to separate a person, an idea, a subject, etc. from sth; to keep two things separate
They believed that art should be divorced from politics.
他们认为艺术应该与政治分开。
When he was depressed, he felt utterly divorced from reality.
他沮丧时便感到完全脱离了现实。

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