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A court of law's final order officially ending a marriage, enabling either party to remarry.→ absolute
- ‘A decree absolute was announced at York County Court on May 5, 2002.’
- ‘Thirteen illegal husbands later, she divorced her real spouse, before another genuine marriage in 1995 just eight weeks after her decree absolute.’
- ‘But the Court of Appeal held that at the date of the decree absolute there was no settlement in existence: the gift was not a settlement and the loan, which might have amounted to a settlement, had never been made.’
- ‘After a long separation, they are now getting the decree absolute.’
- ‘Last Saturday the envelope containing my decree absolute landed on the mat.’
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