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wife

noun [C] uk   us   /waɪf/ (plural wives)
A1 the woman that you are married to: I met Greg's wife for the first time. She's his third wife (= she is the third woman he has been married to).
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in Arabic زَوْجة…
in Korean 아내, 부인…
in Malaysian isteri…
in French femme…
in Turkish eş…
in Italian moglie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妻子,老婆,夫人…
in Russian жена…
in Polish żona…
in Vietnamese vợ…
in Spanish esposa, mujer…
in Portuguese mulher, esposa…
in Thai ภรรยา…
in German die (Ehe-)Frau…
in Catalan muller…
in Japanese 妻, 奥さん…
in Indonesian istri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妻子,老婆,夫人…
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