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infancy

noun
 
 
/ˈɪnfənsi/
[U] the period during which you are a baby or a very young child: Their fourth child died in infancy.Describing age and birthdaysChildren and babies
in its infancy Something that is in its infancy has only just begun to develop: In the 1950s, space travel was in its infancy.NewModern and fashionable
Translations of “infancy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒期,幼年…
in Russian младенчество…
in Turkish bebeklik, çocukluk, başlangıç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿期,幼年…
in Polish dzieciństwo, niemowlęctwo…
(Definition of infancy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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