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Definition of spouse noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

spouse

 noun
noun
NAmE//spaʊs//
 
(formal or law)
 
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a husband or wife Fill in your spouse's name here.
NAmE//ˈspaʊzl//
 
, NAmE//ˈspaʊsl//
 
adjective [only before noun] (formal) spousal consent spousal abuse
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: spouse