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Definition of Wife

(noun) A female partner in a marriage.

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  • Plural: wives

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Reference

Strong, Bryan, Christine DeVault, and Theodore F. Cohen. 2011. The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society. 11th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning.

Cite the Definition of Wife

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “wife.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/wife/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “wife.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/wife/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“wife.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/wife/>.