full–term

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adjective \ˈfu̇l-ˌtərm\

Definition of full–term

  1. :  retained in the uterus for the normal period of gestation before birth <a full–term newborn>

1907

First Known Use of full–term

1907


FULL–TERM Defined for English Language Learners

full–term

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adjective \ˈfu̇l-ˌtərm\

Definition of full–term for English Language Learners

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


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