palimony definition

  • noun:
    • casual An allowance for help made under court order and given frequently by anyone to their former enthusiast or live-in partner after they have actually divided.
    • A form of alimony paid to a former partner in a nonmarital relationship.
    • a type of alimony paid to an old partner in a romantic relationship over time of living together, even though the two individuals included were not hitched to one another. The absence of an official relationship distinguishes it from alimony.
    • help paid by one half of an unmarried cooperation following the relationship comes to an end

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