pregnancy

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noun preg·nan·cy \ˈpreg-nən(t)-sē\

Definition of pregnancy

plural

pregnancies

  1. 1 :  the quality of being pregnant (as in meaning)

  2. 2 :  the condition of being pregnant :  gestation

  3. 3 :  an instance of being pregnant

Examples of pregnancy in a Sentence

  1. an elephant's pregnancy can last almost a year

15th Century

First Known Use of pregnancy

15th century



PREGNANCY Defined for English Language Learners

pregnancy

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noun preg·nan·cy \ˈpreg-nən(t)-sē\

Definition of pregnancy for English Language Learners

  • : the condition of a woman or female animal that is going to have a baby or babies : the condition of a pregnant woman or female animal


PREGNANCY Defined for Kids

pregnancy

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noun preg·nan·cy \ˈpreg-nən-sē\

Definition of pregnancy for Students

plural

pregnancies

  1. :  the state of being pregnant


Medical Dictionary

pregnancy

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noun preg·nan·cy \ˈpreg-nən-sē\

Medical Definition of pregnancy

plural

pregnancies

  1. 1:  the condition of being pregnant

  2. 2:  an instance of being pregnant



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