how to pronounce divorced


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the above transcription of divorced is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

divorced is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of divorced in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ruth fertel was a divorced single mother …”

meanings of divorced


  1. Having had one's marriage legally dissolved.
  2. Cut off, or separated.
  3. Legally dissolved.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of divorce.

divorced frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word divorced occurs in english on average 7.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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