- decree absolute noun1. A final decree2. (in a divorce) that which makes the former partners free to marry again• • •Main Entry: ↑decree
* * *decree absolute UK US noun [countable] [singular decree absolute plural decrees absolute] legal britishan order by a court of law that ends a marriage and makes two people officially divorced
* * *an order from a court that finally ends a marriage, making the two people divorced
The period between the decree nisi and the decree absolute was six weeks.
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decree absolute — ► NOUN (pl. decrees absolute) English Law ▪ a final order by a court of law which officially ends a marriage … English terms dictionary
decree absolute — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms decree absolute : singular decree absolute plural decrees absolute legal British an order by a court of law that ends a marriage and makes two people officially divorced … English dictionary
decree absolute — decrees absolute N COUNT: usu sing A decree absolute is the final order made by a court in a divorce case which ends a marriage completely … English dictionary
decree absolute — noun the official decree marking the legal end of a marriage, allowing the two people to remarry; it follows the decree nisi after six weeks (in Britain) … Wiktionary
decree absolute — /dəˌkri ˈæbsəlut/ (say duh.kree absuhlooht) noun Law a final decree … Australian English dictionary
decree absolute — de.cree absolute n [singular] BrE an order by a court of law which officially ends a marriage … Dictionary of contemporary English
decree absolute — noun (plural decrees absolute) English Law a court of law s final order officially ending a marriage, enabling either party to remarry … English new terms dictionary
decree absolute — noun (C) BrE law an order by a court of law which officially ends a marriage … Longman dictionary of contemporary English