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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
wife /waif/
  • danh từ, số nhiều wives
    • vợ
      • to take to wife: (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) lấy làm vợ, cưới làm vợ
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) người đàn bà; bà già
Concise Dictionary
wives|wifes|wifed|wifingwaɪf
noun
+a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
mate, helpmeet, helpmate, spouse, bride, partner, Colloq better half, little woman, the missis or missus, old lady or woman, ball and chain, Slang trouble and strife:
Doesn't your wife mind your going out every night?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
(plural wives ) the woman that a man is married to; a married woman: the doctor's wife + She's his second wife. + an increase in the number of working wives
See also - FISHWIFE, HOUSEWIFE, MIDWIFE
Idioms see HUSBAND n., OLD, WORLD
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

new | future
(also
wife-to-be
informal)
| ex-, former | deserted | divorced, estranged | dead, late | dependent
With a dependent wife and children, he can't afford to lose his job.
| pregnant | dutiful, excellent, faithful, good, loving, loyal, supportive, wonderful | long-suffering
His long-suffering wife had to put up with his numerous affairs.
| attractive, beautiful, charming, lovely | unfaithful | jealous | domineering, nagging | battered
a hostel for battered wives

VERB + WIFE

meet
I first met my wife at university.
| marry | desert, leave, walk out on | batter, beat

WIFE + VERB

give birth
His wife has just given birth to a son.



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