wean Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wean" in British English

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weanverb [T]

uk   us   /wiːn/
to ​cause a ​baby or ​younganimal to ​stopfeeding on ​its mother's ​milk and to ​starteating other ​food, ​especiallysolidfood, ​instead: The ​studies were ​carried out on ​calves that had been weaned at five ​weeks of ​age.
weaning
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈwiː.nɪŋ/
A lot of ​mothersfind early weaning from ​breastmilk more ​convenient.
(Definition of wean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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weanverb [T]

 us   /win/
to ​cause a ​baby or ​younganimal to ​stopfeeding on ​its mother’s ​milk and to ​eat other ​foods: She ​started to wean her ​baby at six ​months.
(Definition of wean from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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