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American English: /ˈɪnfənt/
British English: /ˈɪnf(ə)nt/

Translation of infant in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (baby) while still an infant
    cuando era un bebé
    the Holy Infant
    Example sentences
    • 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) (School)
    niño (-ña) (masculine, feminine) (entre cinco y siete años de edad)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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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