previous spouse

(5) Previous spouse The term “previous spouse” means an individual who was married for at least 9 months to a participant, former participant, or retired participant who had at least 18 months of service which are creditable under sections 2081 , 2082 , and 2083 of this title .


50 USC § 2002(a)(5)

Scoping language

When used in subchapter II
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