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English definition of “widow”


noun [C]     /ˈwɪd.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/
B2 a woman whose husband or wife has died and who has not married againMarital status fishing/football/golf widow informal humorous a woman whose partner is often not at home because he or she is fishing or playing football or golfMarital status
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