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Definition of spouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spouse

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//spaʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spaʊs//
 
; BrE BrE//spaʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spaʊz//
 
(formal or law)
 
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a husband or wife Fill in your spouse’s name here. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French spous(e), variant of espous(e), from Latin sponsus (masculine), sponsa (feminine), past participles of spondere ‘betroth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spouse