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American English: /ˈwɪdoʊ/
British English: /ˈwɪdəʊ/

Translation of widow in Spanish:


  • she was left a widow at 26
    enviudó or se quedó viuda a los 26 años
    she's a golf widow [humorous]
    pasa horas sola mientras el marido juega al golf
    Example sentences
    • On her husband's death, a widow usually foresees a life full of harassment and humiliation.
    • The right of action for wrongful death given by statute for the benefit of a widow for the death of her husband has been held not to be divested by her subsequent marriage.
    • Upon the death of the husband, the widow generally stays on the land, but only if she pays the sub-headman.
    Example sentences
    • I sneakily bought some good tickets months ago and they are coming into play to thank her for being such a good rugby widow sport during this world cup.
    • The agony aunt's first quest is to help golf widow Joy to persuade husband Martin to spend more time with her and their three children.
    • Last Monday, I told my girlfriends at work that this whole football widow business was driving me crazy.

transitive verb

  • to be widowed
    quedar viudo
    she/he was twice widowed
    enviudó or quedó viuda/viudo dos veces
    his widowed sister
    su hermana viuda
    the war widowed many thousands of young women
    la guerra dejó viudas a muchos miles de mujeres jóvenes
    Example sentences
    • At the moment, the group is small and comprises people who are divorced, separated or widowed.
    • Minus One is a social support group for separated, widowed or divorced people.
    • Life Loan is available to married couples, partners and single or widowed people.
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