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British English: /wʌɪf/
American English: /waɪf/

Translation of wife in French:

noun pl wives

  • 1 (spouse) (gen)
    (Administration, Law)
    épouse (f)
    she was his second wife
    c'était sa deuxième femme
    he had three children by his first wife
    il a eu trois enfants de sa première femme
    she will make him a good wife
    elle fera une bonne épouse pour lui
    many wives would disagree
    beaucoup de femmes mariées ne seraient pas d'accord
    the baker's/farmer's/butcher's wife
    la boulangère/la fermière/la bouchère
    to take somebody as one's wife [formal], to take somebody to wife [archaic]
    prendre quelqu'un pour femme [dated]
    the wife [informal] [humorous]
    la régulière [informal] [humorous]
  • 2 [archaic] (woman)
    bonne femme (f)
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