Translation of infant in Spanish:

infant

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfənt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (baby) bebé (m), niño, (m,f) while still an infant cuando era un bebé the Holy Infant el niño Jesús (before noun/delante del nombre) infant mortality mortalidad (feminine) infantil
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    • Children consistently rated girls better caregivers for infants, young kids and the elderly.
    • Very young children and newborn infants require a lower dose than older children.
    • Shaken baby syndrome occurs most frequently in infants younger than six months old, yet can occur up to the age of three.
    1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Education/Educación] niño, (masculine, feminine) (entre cinco y siete años de edad) (before noun/delante del nombre) infant school (British English/inglés británico) escuela para niños de entre cinco y siete años de edad
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    • Around 100 children were selected by Pinehurst junior and infants schools to attend the party.
    • Proposals have been revealed for the infant school, junior school and nursery to move to a new campus off Sheepfoot Lane, within the perimeter of Heaton Park.
    • Angry parents and residents were protesting yesterday over a proposal to build a mobile phone mast near an infant and junior school.
  • 2 [Law/Derecho] menor (masculine and feminine) (de edad)
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    • In the result the benefit of the lease was assigned by decree to the infant and the trustee, subject to indemnity, made to account for profits.
    • I would ask the Court to note that the plaintiff is an infant.
    • It may look different if the person being detained is an infant utterly incapable of fleeing the jurisdiction or giving trouble.

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