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Yes, since you are past full retirement age, your wife should be able to receive 50% of your benefit but remember that this benefit does not include any credits you received from ages 66-70 if you did not take your benefit (which would have increased your benefit about 8% per year). So the 50% your spouse would receive would be 50% of your benefit at age 66, but to answer your question, yes she can take the spousal benefit if it is higher than her own (remember they do not stack).
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