Meaning of “infancy” in the English Dictionary

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"infancy" in British English

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infancynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɪn.fən.si/ us /ˈɪn.fən.si/

C2 the time when someone is a baby or a very young child:

Her youngest child died in infancy.
be in its infancy

C2 to be very new and still developing:

The system is still in its infancy.

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

"infancy" in American English

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infancynoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪn·fən·si/

the state or period of being a baby, or fig. the early stage of growth or development of something:

fig. Bird research on the island is still in its infancy.

(Definition of “infancy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)