Meaning of “spouse” in the English Dictionary

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"spouse" in British English

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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)

"spouse" in American English

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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)