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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪdəʊ/

Translation of widow in Spanish:


  • viuda (feminine) she was left a widow at 26 enviudó or se quedó viuda a los 26 años she's a golf widow [humorous/humorístico] pasa horas sola mientras el marido juega al golf

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to be widowed enviudar, 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

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