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divorced family

Definition of Divorced Family

(noun) A family resulting from a divorce and typically headed by an individual.

Divorced Family Pronunciation

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Syllabification: di·vorced fam·i·ly

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– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /dɪˈvɔrst ˈfæməli/
  • British English – /dɪˈvɔːst ˈfæmɪli/

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Cite the Definition of Divorced Family

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “divorced family.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved April 4, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/divorced-family/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

divorced family. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/divorced-family/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “divorced family.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed April 4, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/divorced-family/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“divorced family.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 4 Apr. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/divorced-family/>.