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Alimony

  • James J Gross
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Abstract

The word alimony is derived from the Latin verb alere, which means “to nourish.” The noun form is alimonia, which means nourishment or sustenance. Traditionally, it was a duty of support owed by a husband to a wife in addition to child support.

Keywords

Child Support Life Insurance Property Settlement Noun Form Unmarried Person 
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© James J. Gross 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • James J Gross
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  1. 1.MDUS

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