Definition of 'spouse'
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Will either become a better parent and spouse? Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is generally considered better manners if the spouse is the person who writes. The Sun (2014)All that you have thought to be true about your marriage and your spouse is now dead. Christianity Today (2000)Very often the visitor will be a spouse or partner. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The natural parent and new spouse are entering into a partnership. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)This is known as spouse or civil partner exemption. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All staff and spouses were given the option of going or staying. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Parents and spouses bring us chicken soup and read to us. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)The incentives are paid to people such as former spouses and unhappy employees who have inside knowledge about tax cheats. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can choose an annuity for yourself only or one that will also pay your spouse or partner on your death. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Followers had marry a spouse picked by him, often a mass wedding. The Sun (2013)At least 63% report problems in their marriages as spouses resent them caring for their parents. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The question of whether the suspect was a spouse, partner or close relative has been removed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's no good expecting to offload any inconvenient parenting on the other person if one spouse is just as ambitious as the other. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it will depend on how long you live, the age at which you die, and whether your spouse survives you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'spouse'
British English: spouse /spaʊs/ NOUN
Someone's spouse is the person they are married to.
You and your spouse must both sign the contract.
- American English: spouse
- Arabic: زَوْج
- Brazilian Portuguese: cônjuge
- Chinese: 配偶
- Croatian: supružnik
- Czech: choť
- Danish: ægtefælle
- Dutch: echtgenoot
- European Spanish: cónyuge
- Finnish: puoliso
- French: époux
- German: Gatte
- Greek: σύζυγος
- Italian: consorte
- Japanese: 配偶者
- Korean: 배우자
- Norwegian: ektefelle
- Polish: małżonek
- European Portuguese: cônjuge
- Romanian: soț
- Russian: супруг
- Spanish: cónyuge
- Swedish: maka/make
- Thai: สามีหรือภรรยา
- Turkish: eş karıkoca
- Ukrainian: чоловік
- Vietnamese: chồng
Definition of spouse from the Collins English Dictionary
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