Definition of broken home noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


broken home

BrE BrE//ˌbrəʊkən ˈhəʊm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbroʊkən ˈhoʊm//
Family background
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a family in which the parents are divorced or separated She comes from a broken home. See related entries: Family background
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broken home