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ALIMONY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alimony mean? 

ALIMONY (noun)
  The noun ALIMONY has 1 sense:

1. court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

  Familiarity information: ALIMONY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALIMONY (noun)


Sense 1alimony [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

alimony; maintenance

Hypernyms ("alimony" is a kind of...):

support payment (a payment made by one person for the support of another)


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