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Spanish translation of “birth”


noun /bəːθ/
(an) act of coming into the world, being born the birth of her son Harry has been deaf since birth. the beginning the birth of civilization. birth control prevention of the conception of children.
control de natalidad
birthday noun the anniversary of the day on which a person was born Today is his birthday (also adjective) a birthday party. birthmark noun a permanent mark on the skin at or from birth She has a red birthmark on her face. birthplace noun the place where a person etc was born Stratford-upon-Avon is famous for being Shakespeare’s birthplace. birthrate noun the number of births per head of population over a given period.
tasa de natalidad
give birth (to) (of a mother) to produce (a baby) from the womb
dar a luz, parir; dar lugar a, ser el origen de
She has given birth to two sets of twins.
(Definition of birth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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