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accouchement

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noun ac·couche·ment \ˌa-ˌküsh-ˈmäⁿ, ə-ˈküsh-ˌ\

Definition of accouchement

  1. :  the time or act of giving birth



Examples of accouchement

  1. <for her second accouchement, she was attended by a more sympathetic doctor>



Origin of accouchement

French


First Known Use: 1744


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accouchement

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noun ac·couche·ment \ˌa-ˌküsh-ˈmäⁿ, ə-ˈküsh-ˌ\

Medical Definition of accouchement

  1. :  the time or act of giving birth





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