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English definition of “infancy”

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
(Definition of infancy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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