decree absolute
decree absolute
The name given to the final and conclusive Court Order after the condition of a "decree nisi" is met. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

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  • decree absolute — noun 1. A final decree 2. (in a divorce) that which makes the former partners free to marry again • • • Main Entry: ↑decree * * * decree absolute UK US noun [countable] [singular dec …   Useful english dictionary

  • decree absolute — index law Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 decree absolute …   Law dictionary

  • 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

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