pregnancy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pregnancynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈpreɡ.nə
C1 the ​state of being ​pregnant: Most women ​feelsick 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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