grounds for divorce

Definition of "grounds for divorce"
  1. Legitimate reasons required by a spouse to legally end a marriage; often citing 'irreconcilable differences' in no-fault divorce states
How to use "grounds for divorce" in a sentence
  1. Their constant arguments and lack of communication served as grounds for divorce.
  2. After years of physical and emotional abuse, she finally had clear grounds for divorce.
  3. The judge asked him to state the grounds for divorce in the court hearing.

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