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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)

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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)
Translations of “infancy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿期,幼年…
in Turkish bebeklik, çocukluk, başlangıç…
in Russian младенчество…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒期,幼年…
in Polish dzieciństwo, niemowlęctwo…
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