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alimony

al·i·mo·ny

alimony

 
 
pronunciation:
ae l mo ni
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part of speech: noun
inflections: alimonies
definition 1: financial support given by one separated or divorced spouse to the other, usu. by legal agreement.
The court ordered him to pay alimony to his ex-wife.
definition 2: provision for maintaining livelihood.
derivation: alimonied (adj.)
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