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wid·ow

 (wĭd′ō)
n.
1. A woman whose spouse has died and who has not remarried.
2. Informal A woman whose spouse is often away pursuing a sport or hobby.
3. An additional hand of cards dealt face down in some card games, to be used by the highest bidder. Also called kitty1.
4. Printing
a. A single, usually short line of type, as one ending a paragraph, carried over to the top of the next page or column.
b. A short line of type at the bottom of a page, column, or paragraph.
tr.v. wid·owed, wid·ow·ing, wid·ows
To make a widow or widower of.

[Middle English widewe, from Old English widuwe.]

widowed

(ˈwɪdəʊd)
adj
having become a widow or a widower
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.widowed - single because of death of the spouse
unmarried, single - not married or related to the unmarried state; "unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?"
Translations
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widowed

[ˈwɪdəʊd] ADJviudo
his widowed mothersu madre viuda

widowed

[ˈwɪdəʊd] adjdevenu(e) veuf(veuve)
He was widowed last year → Il est devenu veuf l'année dernière.
her recently widowed mother → sa mère, récemment devenue veuve, sa mère, veuve de fraîche date

widowed

adjverwitwet; a widowed mother of foureine Witwe mit vier Kindern

widowed

[ˈwɪdəʊd] adj(che è rimasto/a) vedovo/a
his widowed mother → sua madre (rimasta) vedova

widowed

adj viudo
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This committee is constituted to suggest steps and measures that could be taken to rehabilitate, compensate and make lives of the widowed women residing in Vrindavan better.
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In view of the existing literature on widowhood practices in Nigeria, the present work is an attempt at exposing its latent function of alienating widowed women.
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