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English definition of “stillborn”

stillborn

adjective     /ˌstɪlˈbɔːn/ US  /-ˈbɔːrn/ /ˈstɪl.bɔːn/
born dead: a stillborn baby The child was stillborn.BirthPregnancyDeath and dying If an idea or event is stillborn, it is unsuccessful or does not happen.Unsuccessful (people and things)
(Definition of stillborn adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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