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"infancy" in British English

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infancynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.fən.si/
C2 the ​time when someone is a ​baby or a very ​youngchild: Her ​youngestchilddied 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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