pregnant

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈpɹɛgnənt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
pregnant

Comparative
more pregnant

Superlative
most pregnant

A pregnant woman
  1. If a female is pregnant, she has a baby growing inside her.
    Between 10 and 40 percent of US teen girls will get pregnant before the age of 20.
    For the first time, a 67-year-old woman has successfully become pregnant.
    At that time, she was already eight months pregnant with their son, Bradley.
    You could barely tell she was pregnant, although the baby was born a week later.
  2. A pregnant silence has some meaning or feeling.
  3. If something is pregnant with a quality, it has a lot of that quality.

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