Definition of 'ex-wife'
Example sentences containing 'ex-wife'
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He was allowed to walk away from hospital despite pleas from his ex-wife that the former soccer star needed continued care. The Sun (2008)As his ex-wife says, the new case makes a mockery of the law. The Sun (2016)Is the best we could do for his ex-wife telling her that she'll need to get a job? Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Translations for 'ex-wife'
British English: ex-wife /ɛksˈwaɪf/ NOUN
A man's ex-wife was once his wife but is no longer his wife.
- American English: ex-wife
- Arabic: زَوْجَةٌ سَابِقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ex-esposa
- Chinese: 前妻
- Croatian: bivša supruga
- Czech: bývalá manželka
- Danish: ekskone
- Dutch: ex-vrouw
- European Spanish: ex mujer
- Finnish: entinen vaimo
- French: ex-femme
- German: Exfrau
- Greek: πρώην σύζυγος
- Italian: ex moglie
- Japanese: 先妻
- Korean: 전처
- Norwegian: ekskone
- Polish: była małżonka
- European Portuguese: ex-mulher
- Romanian: fostă soție
- Russian: бывшая жена
- Spanish: ex esposa
- Swedish: före detta fru
- Thai: อดีตภรรยา
- Turkish: eski karı
- Ukrainian: колишня дружина
- Vietnamese: vợ cũ
Definition of ex-wife from the Collins English Dictionary
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