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Meaning of “motherhood” in the English Dictionary

"motherhood" in British English

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motherhoodnoun [U]

uk   /ˈmʌð.ə.hʊd/  us   /-ɚ-/
the ​state or ​time of being a ​mother: I don't ​feelready for motherhood ​yet.
(Definition of motherhood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"motherhood" in American English

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motherhoodnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmʌð·ərˌhʊd/
  • motherhood noun [U] (PARENT)

the ​state of being a ​mother
(Definition of motherhood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “motherhood”
in Arabic أُمومة…
in Korean 어머니임…
in Portuguese maternidade…
in Catalan maternitat…
in Japanese 母親であること, 母性…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母亲身份…
in Turkish annelik, analık…
in Russian материнство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 母親身分…
in Italian maternità…
in Polish macierzyństwo…
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