Translation of widow in Spanish:


viuda, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪdəʊ//ˈwɪdoʊ/


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    viuda feminine
    she was left a widow at 26 enviudó / se quedó viuda a los 26 años
    • she's a golf widow pasa horas sola mientras el marido juega al golf
    • The tale regards the ruler as a father to the orphan, husband to the widow, brother to she who is divorced, a garment to the motherless, a just ruler who comes to the voice of those who call him.
    • Golf widows will be relieved to hear that it doesn't come with free membership
    • If you can't get to that point, then I'd give you the same advice I gave this hockey widow, only in fishing language.
    • Although Banalata is not formally defined as a widow because she never married, she is still subject to social conventions that make her a second-class citizen.
    • If at the time of her death, a widow leaves no eligible minor child, the payment of her share of the pension will cease.
    • For the five years before her death his widow had donated an annual gift of £3,000 towards Burley - unknown to many in the village.
    • Golfers and golf widows the world over know St Andrews, know the first tee, the 18th or home green, and the backdrop of a classic Victorian building with its Greek Thomson façade.
    • After Goldensohn's death, his widow sold some of his papers and bequeathed the rest to her children.
    • Following his death, his widow Ruth, who was just 27, quit Wiltshire and returned home to America.
    • Married to a widow, Martha Dandridge Custis, he devoted himself to a busy and happy life.
    • The right of action for wrongful death given by statute for the benefit of a widow for the death of her husband has been held not to be divested by her subsequent marriage.
    • For golf widows, there will be a five-star Four Seasons hotel and spa that will act as an informal private club for residents.
    • Sports widows will probably relate to Lindsey's plight, and long-suffering fans of many teams will see reflections of themselves in Ben.
    • Upon the death of a husband, a widow chooses a husband from among the dead man's brothers.
    • Golf widows are also catered for, with shopping excursions and spa days.
    • After his death, his widow would receive £30 per annum for the rest of her life.
    • Also, I look at my mum and see that she's a bit of a golf widow.
    • Of course, the occasional frustrated chess widow may throw a plate or two.
    • John Carey spent his last weeks at the hospice receiving unparalleled care that gave him a dignity in death that his widow, Carol, has never forgotten.
    • I sneakily bought some good tickets months ago and they are coming into play to thank her for being such a good rugby widow sport during this world cup.
    • Last Monday, I told my girlfriends at work that this whole football widow business was driving me crazy.
    • His widow Margitta said his death had left a ‘great vacuum’ and she paid tribute to his optimism and warmth.
    • Five widows who also lost sons unveiled the memorial in a brief ceremony.
    • I'm surprised you've not served on some committee with her by now - reformed polar explorers or widows of lost seaman.
    • On her husband's death, a widow usually foresees a life full of harassment and humiliation.
    • Upon the death of the husband, the widow generally stays on the land, but only if she pays the sub-headman.
    • The narrative does not slacken with the news of Daniel's death and the widow's hopeless grief.
    • The agony aunt's first quest is to help golf widow Joy to persuade husband Martin to spend more time with her and their three children.
    • After his death, his widow Janaki had the good sense to collect these loose sheets and send them to Hardy.
    • They were widows, or not married, and they laid down their life for his cause.
    • Should widows with sizable death benefits also be entitled to short-term relief?
    • It also has superb golf courses, so if you're a bit of a golf widow, leave him to tussle in the bunker while you slink off to the spa - it's connected to the hotel by a subterranean tunnel.

transitive verb

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    to be widowed quedar viudo
    • she/he was twice widowed enviudó / quedó viuda/viudo dos veces
    • his widowed sister su hermana viuda
    • the war widowed many thousands of young women la guerra dejó viudas a muchos miles de mujeres jóvenes