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pregnant

adjective uk   us   /ˈpreɡ.nənt/

pregnant adjective (FEMALE)

B1 (of a woman and some female animals) having a baby or babies developing inside the womb: She's five and a half months pregnant. My mother stopped smoking when she became pregnant. He believes that men who get (= make) young girls pregnant should be severely punished. My sister is pregnant with twins.
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pregnant adjective (MEANING)

filled with meaning or importance that has not yet been expressed or understood: There followed a pregnant pause in which both knew what the other was thinking but neither knew what to say.
Translations of “pregnant”
in Arabic حامِل…
in Korean 임신한…
in Malaysian mengandung…
in French enceinte…
in Turkish hamile, gebe…
in Italian incinta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女性的, 懷孕的,妊娠的…
in Russian беременная…
in Polish w ciąży, ciężarna…
in Vietnamese mang bầu…
in Spanish embarazada, encinta…
in Portuguese grávida…
in Thai มีครรภ์…
in German schwanger…
in Catalan embarassada…
in Japanese 妊娠している…
in Indonesian hamil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女性的, 怀孕的,妊娠的…
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