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broken marriage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbroken marriagebroken marriageSSFDIVORCEa marriage that has ended because the husband and wife do not live together anymore broken
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broken marriagea broken marriageAnd I've seen too much unhappiness caused by broken marriages.Like Kathy, she had found great spiritual consolation at Holy Trinity in the wake of a broken marriage.That and alcoholism and broken marriages.The Isle of Skye promises to be a good spot to escape the rigors of work and a broken marriage.This new reality helped engender a more sensitive ecclesial approach to the plight of Catholics in broken marriages.The two broken marriages and then the obvious fact that he didn't think much of her.Cathy was a too-real story about inner-city squalor, broken marriages, homelessness and a shot-to-hell welfare system.Childless men, especially those with a broken marriage, were more likely to be ambitious, highly educated professionals.
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