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Definition of Wife

Wife

  1. A woman; an adult female; -- now used in literature only in certain compounds and phrases, as alewife, fishwife, goodwife, and the like.
  2. The lawful consort of a man; a woman who is united to a man in wedlock; a woman who has a husband; a married woman; -- correlative of husband.
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Wife Translations

wife in Afrikaans is gade, vrou
wife in Danish is kone, hustru
wife in Dutch is echtgenote, eega, gemalin, vrouw
wife in German is Ehefrau, Gattin, Frau
wife in Italian is moglie, femmina, signora
wife in Latin is uxor
wife in Portuguese is mulher, esposa
wife in Spanish is esposa, mujer
wife in Swedish is maka, fru, hustru
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