Meaning of “give birth” in the English Dictionary


"give birth" in English

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give birth

B2 When a woman or female animal gives birth, she produces a baby or young animal from her body:

She gave birth to twins.
Our cat gave birth last night.
figurative This extraordinary experience gave birth to (= gave him the idea for) his latest novel.

(Definition of “give birth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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