Meaning of DIVORCED in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪvɔ:(r)st ]


Someone who is divorced from their former husband or wife has separated from them and is no longer legally married to them.

He is divorced, with a young son.

ADJ : oft ADJ from n


If you say that one thing is divorced from another, you mean that the two things are very different and separate from each other.

...speculative theories divorced from political reality.

= unconnected

ADJ : v-link ADJ from n


If you say that someone is divorced from a situation, you mean that they act as if they are not affected by it in any way.

This just shows how divorced from reality she’s become.

ADJ : v-link ADJ from n

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