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childbirth

child·birth

childbirth

 
pronunciation:
chaIld buhrth
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or occasion of giving birth to a child; parturition.
synonyms:
accouchement, birth, confinement, lying-in, parturition
similar words:
bearing, childbearing, childbed, delivery, labor, nativity, travail
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