Definition of judicial separation in English:

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judicial separation

Pronunciation: /jo͞oˈdiSHəl ˌsepəˈrāSHən/


Another term for legal separation (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Almost 5,000 judicial separations were granted between July 1996 and December 2000.
  • A further 7,500 couples have been granted a judicial separation over the same period.
  • For clients awaiting judicial separations from violent partners, the delays are even more worrying.

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Syllabification: ju·di·cial sep·a·ra·tion

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