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

Usage examples (31)
  • But the new law says long-term alimony cannot be considered for anyone who was married less than 17 years.
  • "In that case", said the judge, "you will have to pay the third third of your income in alimony to this woman".
  • There, a national law provides for long-term alimony, but to appease Islamic conservatives, authorities exempted Muslims.
  • - much of it short-term alimony - that was not available before, she said. for more
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