Definition of pregnancy in English:

pregnancy

Line breaks: preg|nancy
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛgnənsi
 
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noun (plural pregnancies)

[mass noun]
  • The condition or period of being pregnant: the first weeks of pregnancy [count noun]: a straightforward pregnancy
    More example sentences
    • To date, however, the efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy is not known.
    • We also asked women about use of nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy.
    • First births were defined as births to women who had had no previous pregnancies or whose previous pregnancies had all ended in abortion.
    Synonyms
    gestation
    rare gravidity, parturiency

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