stillborn

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adjective still·born \-ˈbȯrn\

Definition of stillborn

  1. 1 :  dead at birth

  2. 2 :  failing from the start :  abortive, unsuccessful <a stillborn venture>

stillborn

play \-ˌbȯrn\ noun

1593

First Known Use of stillborn

1593


STILLBORN Defined for English Language Learners

stillborn

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adjective still·born \-ˈbȯrn\

Definition of stillborn for English Language Learners

  • of a baby : dead at birth

  • : never able to begin operating or proceeding


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stillborn

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adjective still·born \-ˈbȯ(ə)rn\

Medical Definition of stillborn

  1. :  dead at birth—compare live-born

stillborn

\-ˌbȯ(ə)rn\play noun

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