husband and wife


: a married couple
They were husband and wife for almost 60 years.

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Recent Examples on the Web The husband and wife duo also share singing duties in the car. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2023 This, too, is a recurring idea in Gordon’s book — how playing in the same band generated an unbelievable musical chemistry that allowed husband and wife to also sidestep any out-loud conversations about what was happening between them. Vulture, 20 Oct. 2023 After breaking through this barrier, the couple live happily as husband and wife for 22 years in an arid region of northeast Brazil, until a tragic event confronts Maria with her neighbors’ bigotry. Celia Wren, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 Later that evening, the husband and wife got into an argument over the extramarital affair, Shebloski said. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Nov. 2023 In the first group were husband and wife duos Steph and Gian and Kyle and Leslie, and sisters Eliza and Liberty. Keryn Donnelly,, 25 Sep. 2023 The project was conceived and built by the husband and wife, with even their son Colby turning a screw or two. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 23 Oct. 2023 Despite Prince William's sweet gesture, the competition was fierce between the husband and wife at the sporty outing. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 20 Oct. 2023 Mike and Kyra met in 2017 and decided to become husband and wife two years later in 2019. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 19 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Husband and wife.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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