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spousenoun [C]

uk   /spaʊs/  us   /spaʊs/ formal or specialized
C2 a person's husband or wife: In 60 percent of the households surveyed both spouses went out to work.
(Definition of spouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spousenoun [C]

 us   /spɑʊs/
a person’s husband or wife
(Definition of spouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spouse”
in Vietnamese chồng, vợ…
in Spanish cónyuge, marido/ mujer…
in Malaysian pasangan…
in Thai คู่สามีภรรยา…
in French époux, ouse…
in German der Gatte, die Gattin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 配偶…
in Russian супруг, супруга…
in Turkish eş, karı veya koca…
in Chinese (Simplified) 配偶…
in Indonesian pasutri…
in Polish małżon-ek/ka…
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