Translation of "infant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈɪn.fənt/ us /ˈɪn.fənt/

infant noun (YOUNG CHILD)

C2 [ C ] a baby or a very young child

a newborn infant 新生儿

More examples

  • She has five children, the youngest of whom is still an infant.
  • He was very unwell as an infant, and was not expected to live into adulthood.
  • Separated from his mother when he was just an infant, the boy grew up in a children's home.
  • She isn't able to look after herself at all - she's as helpless as an infant.
  • I'll give you this booklet to read, which gives advice about feeding infants of under four months.

infant noun (SCHOOL)

[ C ] UK a student at an infant school

Jenny is a top-year infant now. 珍妮现在是一所幼儿学校的大班生。
the infants [ plural ] UK

→  infant school

Andrew's still in the infants. 安德鲁还在上幼儿学校。


uk /ˈɪn.fənt/ us /ˈɪn.fənt/ UK

related to or connected with the first stage of school in the UK, for children aged four to seven years

an infant teacher/class 幼师/学前班
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(Translation of “infant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)