Definition of bottle-feed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒt(ə)lˌfiːd/


[with object]
Feed (a baby) with milk from a feeding bottle: (as adjective bottle-fed) a bottle-fed baby (as noun bottle-feeding) 80% of dads help with the bottle-feeding
More example sentences
  • Diana was surprised when doctors asked her whether she would be breast- or bottle-feeding her new baby.
  • According to Emerling, breast-fed babies and bottle-fed babies grow differently.
  • If your baby is bottle-fed, follow the same process, i.e., interrupt feeding and make your baby burp at least twice or thrice while feeding.
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