Definition of 'estrange'
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This gives the estranged father and son the opportunity to reconnect. The Sun (2016)His estranged wife claims he has hidden the assets offshore to avoid paying a large divorce settlement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Was he nervous that his estranged son might not want to see him? Times, Sunday Times (2015)They became estranged from their spouses and their families because the anger and the bitterness precluded their relationships. Christianity Today (2000)Sometimes the injured partner in a divorce uses the in-laws to get at the estranged spouse. Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)She was estranged from her father for a long time and she says it's all about forgiveness. The Sun (2015)An abusive husband killed his estranged wife after the police officers who were sent to stop him failed to recognise him in the pub. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The 63-year-old had not seen her estranged son for years until he turned up out of the blue on her doorstep. The Sun (2010)The estranged father took one look at his offspring and was besotted, and now he and the mother are back together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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