Definition of estrangement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˈstreɪndʒmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈstreɪndʒmənt//
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
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the state of being estranged; a period of being estranged estrangement (from somebody/something) a period of estrangement from his wife estrangement (between A and B) The misunderstanding had caused a seven-year estrangement between them.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: estrangement