rise in divorce rate

rise in divorce rate
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  • DIVORCE — (Heb. גֵּרוּשִׁין), the formal dissolution of the marriage bond. IN THE BIBLE Divorce was accepted as an established custom in ancient Israel (cf. Lev. 21:7, 14; 22:13; Num. 30:10; Deut. 22:19, 29). In keeping with the other cultures of the Near… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • divorce — Until recent decades, divorce has been a taboo in Chinese society. For women especially, marriage is expected to be for life, as described in the old saying ‘If a woman marries a chicken, she should stick with the chicken; if she marries a dog,… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • rate — The cost of debt service paid by a borrower or issuer to a lender or investor. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the amount borrowed. For some notes and bonds that pay interest semiannually, the semiannual interest due to the… …   Financial and business terms

  • divorce — di|vorce1 S3 [dıˈvo:s US o:rs] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin divertere to divert, leave one s husband ] 1.) [U and C] the legal ending of a marriage →↑separation ▪ Why doesn t she get a divorce ? ▪ In Britain, one in three marriages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rise — rise1 W1S2 [raız] v past tense rose [rəuz US rouz] past participle risen [ˈrızən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(increase)¦ 2¦(go upwards)¦ 3¦(stand)¦ 4¦(become successful)¦ 5¦(be tall)¦ 6¦(voice/sound)¦ 7¦(sun/moon/star)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rise — 1 /raIz/ verb past tense rose past participle risen / rIzFn/ (I) 1 INCREASE to increase in number, amount or value: House prices are likely to rise towards the end of this year. | rise by 10%/$3/a large amount etc: Sales rose by 20% over the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 speed/frequency ADJECTIVE ▪ constant, expected, regular, steady, unchanged ▪ slow ▪ the slow rate of change …   Collocations dictionary

  • Ireland — Irelander, n. /uyeur leuhnd/, n. 1. John, 1838 1918, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and social reformer, born in Ireland: archbishop of St. Paul, Minn., 1888 1918. 2. Also called Emerald Isle. Latin, Hibernia. a large western island of the British …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • KIBBUTZ MOVEMENT — The kibbutz, or kevuẓah (plural: kibbutzim, kevuẓot) is a voluntary collective community, mainly agricultural, in which there is no private wealth and which is responsible for all the needs of the members and their families. The kibbutz movement… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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