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English definition of “pregnant”


adjective  /ˈpreɡ·nənt/ us  

pregnant adjective (DEVELOPING YOUNG)

[not gradable] (of female mammals) having young developing in the uterus: She’s seven months pregnant.

pregnant adjective (HAVING MEANING)

filled with meaning that has not been expressed: There followed a pregnant pause in which each knew what the other was thinking but neither knew what to say.
noun [C/U]  /ˈpreɡ·nən·si/ us  
[U] She experienced morning sickness during her first months of pregnancy.
(Definition of pregnant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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