Translation of widow in Spanish:


viuda, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwɪdoʊ//ˈwɪdəʊ/


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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
    • 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.
    • Sports widows will probably relate to Lindsey's plight, and long-suffering fans of many teams will see reflections of themselves in Ben.
    • Also, I look at my mum and see that she's a bit of a golf widow.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Upon the death of a husband, a widow chooses a husband from among the dead man's brothers.
    • Five widows who also lost sons unveiled the memorial in a brief ceremony.
    • If at the time of her death, a widow leaves no eligible minor child, the payment of her share of the pension will cease.
    • 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.
    • Should widows with sizable death benefits also be entitled to short-term relief?
    • 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.
    • After his death, his widow Janaki had the good sense to collect these loose sheets and send them to Hardy.
    • 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.
    • Upon the death of the husband, the widow generally stays on the land, but only if she pays the sub-headman.
    • 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.
    • I'm surprised you've not served on some committee with her by now - reformed polar explorers or widows of lost seaman.
    • After his death, his widow would receive £30 per annum for the rest of her life.
    • For golf widows, there will be a five-star Four Seasons hotel and spa that will act as an informal private club for residents.
    • They were widows, or not married, and they laid down their life for his cause.
    • Married to a widow, Martha Dandridge Custis, he devoted himself to a busy and happy life.
    • Following his death, his widow Ruth, who was just 27, quit Wiltshire and returned home to America.
    • 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.
    • On her husband's death, a widow usually foresees a life full of harassment and humiliation.
    • The narrative does not slacken with the news of Daniel's death and the widow's hopeless grief.
    • Last Monday, I told my girlfriends at work that this whole football widow business was driving me crazy.
    • 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.
    • Golf widows will be relieved to hear that it doesn't come with free membership
    • Of course, the occasional frustrated chess widow may throw a plate or two.
    • His widow Margitta said his death had left a ‘great vacuum’ and she paid tribute to his optimism and warmth.
    • After Goldensohn's death, his widow sold some of his papers and bequeathed the rest to her children.
    • Golf widows are also catered for, with shopping excursions and spa days.
    • 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.

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
    • Fewer women are being chased from their homestead and land when widowed.
    • His reformist thinking was evident when he arranged for the remarriage of his young widowed daughter.
    • He could have used the same tone of voice to convey his sympathies to a recently widowed aunt.
    • Weir, who was known as Peggy to her neighbours, was widowed 10 years ago.
    • The first time my mother was widowed, she was left with six male dependents.
    • Add to that women who are divorced or widowed and there are now almost as many single women as there are married.
    • Women were also divided, with single and widowed women claiming a prior right to employment over married women.
    • The male is considered the head of the household, except where it is headed by a divorced or widowed woman.
    • His old lovers are a mix of married, single and widowed women who lead a mix of uptight, safe, and slightly loopy lives.
    • Mrs Handley, of Highfield Avenue, Wortley, said the job became a lifeline after she was widowed five years ago.
    • They are widowed, or have never married, and are generally childless.
    • PC Collis said the typical victim was female, aged about 70, and often recently widowed.
    • Life Loan is available to married couples, partners and single or widowed people.
    • She was surprisingly shy, considering the bold way she had recruited April as a foster mother when she became widowed.
    • Those who were widowed were free to re-marry; this was an entirely different issue.
    • Now widowed in her early 50s, she faces the future with some anxiety, despite the growing success of her work.
    • At the moment, the group is small and comprises people who are divorced, separated or widowed.
    • She has herself been recently widowed and come to the conclusion that Horace and his fortune will make her the perfect mate.
    • Minus One is a social support group for separated, widowed or divorced people.
    • Lennox had been widowed in 1986 when her husband Tom died at the age of 61 after a long illness.