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infant

noun uk   /ˈɪn.fənt/ us  

infant noun (YOUNG CHILD)

C2 [C] a baby or a very young child: a newborn infant
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infant noun (SCHOOL)

[C] UK a student at an infant school : Jenny is a top-year infant now.the infants [plural] UK →  infant school : Andrew's still in the infants.

infant

adjective uk   /ˈɪn.fənt/ UK us  
related to or connected with the first stage of school in the UK, for children aged four to seven years: an infant teacher/class
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Translations of “infant”
in Korean 젖먹이…
in Arabic رَضيع…
in French nourrisson, de maternelle…
in Turkish bebek, küçük çocuk…
in Italian bambino, infante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒…
in Russian младенец…
in Polish niemowlę, małe dziecko…
in Spanish bebé, párvulo…
in Portuguese criança pequena…
in German der Säugling…
in Catalan infant…
in Japanese 乳児…
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿…
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