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maternity

noun [U] uk   /məˈtɜː.nə.ti/ us    /-ˈtɝː.nə.t̬i/ formal
the state of being a mother

maternity

adjective [before noun] uk   /məˈtɜː.nə.ti/ us    /-ˈtɝː.nə.t̬i/
related to pregnancy and birth: maternity clothes
Translations of “maternity”
in Spanish maternidad…
in French (de) maternité…
in German die Mutterschaft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 母親身分…
in Russian предназначенный для беременных, декретный…
in Turkish gebelik, hamilelik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母亲身份…
in Polish macierzyński, ciążowy, położniczy…
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