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pregnancynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈpreɡ.nən.si/  us   /ˈpreɡ.nən.si/
C1 the state of being pregnant: Most women feel sick in the mornings during their first months of pregnancy. My first pregnancy was very straightforward - there were no complications.

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  • Sadly, she miscarried eight weeks into the pregnancy.
  • a pregnancy test
  • a full-term pregnancy
  • an unplanned pregnancy
  • Her last pregnancy went to term .
(Definition of pregnancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pregnancy”
in Arabic حَمْل…
in Korean 임신…
in Portuguese gravidez…
in Catalan embaràs…
in Japanese 妊娠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怀孕…
in Turkish gebelik, hamilelik…
in Russian беременность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懷孕…
in Italian gravidanza…
in Polish ciąża…
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