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"stillborn" in British English

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stillbornadjective

uk   /ˌstɪlˈbɔːn/  us   /-ˈbɔːrn/ /ˈstɪl.bɔːn/
borndead: a stillborn ​baby The ​child was stillborn. If an ​idea or ​event is stillborn, it is ​unsuccessful or does not ​happen.
(Definition of stillborn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stillborn" in American English

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stillbornadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈstɪlˌbɔrn/
dead at the ​time of ​birth: Her first ​child was stillborn.
(Definition of stillborn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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