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English noun: legal separation

1. legal separation (communication) a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart

Synonymsjudicial separation

Broader (hypernym)decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. legal separation (act) (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)


Broader (hypernym)cessation, surcease

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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