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stillborn

adjective still·born \-ˈbrn\

of a baby : dead at birth

: never able to begin operating or proceeding

Full Definition of STILLBORN

1
:  dead at birth
2
:  failing from the start :  abortive, unsuccessful <a stillborn venture>
still·born \-ˌbrn\ noun

First Known Use of STILLBORN

1593

stillborn

adjective still·born \-ˈb(ə)rn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STILLBORN

:  dead at birth—compare live-born
still·born \-ˌb(ə)rn\ noun

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