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wife

noun [C]
 
 
/waɪf/ ( plural wives)
the woman a man is married to
妻子,老婆,夫人
I met Greg's wife for the first time.
我是第一次見到葛列格的妻子。
She's his third wife (= She is the third woman he has been married to).
她是他的第3任妻子。
Romantic and sexual partners
Translations of “wife”
in Korean 아내, 부인…
in Arabic زَوْجة…
in French femme…
in Italian moglie…
in Russian жена…
in Turkish eş…
in Polish żona…
in Spanish esposa, mujer…
in Portuguese mulher, esposa…
in German die (Ehe-)Frau…
in Catalan muller…
in Japanese 妻, 奥さん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妻子,老婆,夫人…
(Definition of wife from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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