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better halfnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌbet.ə ˈhɑːf/ us   /ˌbet̬.ɚ ˈhæf/ plural better halves humorous
A person's better half is their husband, wife, or usual sexual partner.
(Definition of better half from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 妻子, 丈夫, 性伙伴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妻子, 丈夫, 性伴侶…
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