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fledgling also: fledgeling
American English: /ˈflɛdʒlɪŋ/
British English: /ˈflɛdʒlɪŋ/

Translation of fledgling in Spanish:


  • 1 (bird)
    Example sentences
    • Only female hummingbirds are involved in parental care; they must incubate eggs, brood young hatchlings, and feed the chicks as nestlings and fledglings.
    • Scores of rare adult birds, fledglings and unhatched chicks are feared to have died when fire - which is being treated as suspicious - swept through reedbeds yesterday.
    • In monogamous species, both the male and female build the nest, incubate eggs, brood young and feed nestlings and fledglings.
  • 2 (person) (before noun) fledgling poet
    novel poeta (masculine)
    the fledgling republic
    la joven república
    a fledgling democracy
    una democracia en ciernes
    Example sentences
    • We'll hear from both sides and review the changes ahead for this fledgling democracy.
    • Asia's fledgling democracies should not despair just because things are messy at the moment.
    • You are the leader of the opposition in this emerging, fledgling democracy.
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