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infant

noun uk   us   /ˈɪn.fənt/

infant noun (YOUNG CHILD)

C2 [C] a baby or a very young child: a newborn infant
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infant noun (SCHOOL)

[C] UK a student at an infant school : Jenny is a top-year infant now.the infants [plural] UK →  infant school : Andrew's still in the infants.

infant

adjective uk   us   /ˈɪn.fənt/ UK
related to or connected with the first stage of school in the UK, for children aged four to seven years: an infant teacher/class
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Translations of “infant”
in Arabic رَضيع…
in Korean 젖먹이…
in Malaysian bayi…
in French nourrisson, de maternelle…
in Turkish bebek, küçük çocuk…
in Italian bambino, infante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒…
in Russian младенец…
in Polish niemowlę, małe dziecko…
in Vietnamese trẻ thơ…
in Spanish bebé, párvulo…
in Portuguese criança pequena…
in Thai ทารก…
in German der Säugling…
in Catalan infant…
in Japanese 乳児…
in Indonesian bayi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿…
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