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born British & World English

Existing as a result of birth

born New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

existing as a result of birth;

Born, Max British & World English

(1882–1970), German theoretical physicist, a founder of quantum mechanics. Nobel Prize for Physics (1954)

Born in bornite British & World English

A brittle reddish-brown crystalline mineral with an iridescent purple tarnish, consisting of a sulphide of copper and iron

born-free British & World English

(In Africa) a member of a generation born in a country after its transition to democracy (in particular post-apartheid South Africa or post-independence Zimbabwe)

high-born British & World English

Having noble parents

last-born British & World English

Last in order of birth; youngest

live-born British & World English

Born alive, not stillborn

low-born British & World English

Born to a family that has a low social status

true-born British & World English

Of a specified kind by birth; genuine

well born British & World English

From a noble or wealthy family

high-born English Thesaurus

a high-born Portuguese family

born-again British & World English

Relating to or denoting a person who has converted to a personal faith in Christ (with reference to John 3:3)

earth-born British & World English

(Of a human being, typically in contrast to a divine or alien being) born on earth; mortal

native-born British & World English

Belonging to a particular place or country by birth

noble-born British & World English

Belonging by birth to the aristocracy

twice-born British & World English

Having undergone a renewal of faith or life, in particular:

born again New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

born digital British & World English

Denoting texts or recordings produced in digital form, rather than having been converted from print or analogue equivalents

natural-born British & World English

Having a specified innate characteristic or ability

born and bred British & World English

By birth and upbringing, especially with reference to someone considered a typical product of a place

born of in born British & World English

Existing as a result of (a particular situation or feeling)

to the manner born British & World English

Naturally at ease in a specified job or situation

born in wedlock British & World English

Born of married (or unmarried) parents

born in the purple British & World English

Born into a reigning family or privileged class

manner born, to the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

from Hamlet; British television series is To the Manor Born

in all one's born days British & World English

Used to express surprise at something one has not encountered before

not know one is born British & World English

Used to convey that someone has an easy life without realizing how easy it is

I wasn't born yesterday British & World English

Used to indicate that one (or another person) is not foolish or gullible

there's one born every minute British & World English

There are many gullible people

inborn British & World English

Existing from birth

newborn British & World English

(Of a child or animal) recently or just born

reborn British & World English

Brought back to life or activity

baseborn British & World English

Of low birth or origin

freeborn British & World English

Not born in slavery

be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth British & World English

Be born into a wealthy family of high social standing

born and bred in born British & World English

By birth and upbringing, especially with reference to someone considered a typical product of a place

firstborn British & World English

Denoting the first child born to a particular person

stillborn British & World English

(Of an infant) born dead

to the manner born in manner British & World English

Naturally at ease in a specified job or situation

born in wedlock in wedlock British & World English

Born of married (or unmarried) parents


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