full-term

adjective
\ ˈfu̇l-ˌtərm How to pronounce full-term (audio) \

Definition of full-term

: retained in the uterus for the normal period of gestation before birth a full-term newborn

First Known Use of full-term

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of full-term was in 1844

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“Full-term.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full-term. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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full-term

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of full-term

: lasting for the normal length of time also : born after a pregnancy that lasts for the normal length of time

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