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widowedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈwɪd·oʊd/
having ​lost a ​husband or ​wife through ​death: My widowed ​unclelivesupstairs.
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"widowed" in British English

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widowedadjective

uk   /ˈwɪd.əʊd/  us   /-oʊd/
used to ​describe a ​person whose ​husband or ​wife has ​died: a widowed ​mother of three
(Definition of widowed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “widowed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 守寡的, 成鳏夫的, 丧偶的…
in Turkish dul kalmış…
in Russian овдовевший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守寡的, 成鰥夫的, 喪偶的…
in Polish owdowiały…
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