spouse

(noun) An individual’s partner in a marriage.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: spouses
  • A type of individual.
  • Spouse used in a sentence: My spouse is great cook.

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Works Consulted

Collins English Dictionary: Complete and Unabridged. 6th ed. 2003. Glasgow, Scotland: Collins.

Encyclopædia Britannica. (N.d.) Britannica Digital Learning. (https://britannicalearn.com/).

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Princeton University. 2010. WordNet. (https://wordnet.princeton.edu/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

 

How to Cite the Definition of Spouse

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “spouse.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/spouse/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

spouse. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/spouse/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “spouse.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/spouse/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“spouse.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/spouse/>.