Pregnant

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Definition

pregnant: expecting a baby
adjective
She's pregnant. She's going to have a baby in December.

pregnancy: the time (nine months for humans) when an embryo and then fetus grow in a woman's uterus
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: She must be pregnant. She isn't drinking any alcohol.
US: I have wonderful news, I'm pregnant!

Examples

  • "I had to cancel 3 meetings, a king's coronation and my best friend's pregnancy just to fit you in."
  • "Another claim Smithson makes is that stress can be a good thing for pregnant women and their babies, citing "faster nerve transmission and perhaps even a greater brain development" in babies whose mothers had been subjected to moderate stress in mid-to-late pregnancy."
  • "Just remember, you're not the first woman in the world to be pregnant."
  • "Another claim Smithson makes is that stress can be a good thing for pregnant women and their babies, citing "faster nerve transmission and perhaps even a greater brain development" in babies whose mothers had been subjected to moderate stress in mid-to-late pregnancy."
  • "Where did you get the idea to be a pregnant nun?"
  • "-I'm pregnant."
  • "Smooth Operator (Philip Cheeter) says : I think she's pregnant."
  • "Whatever you do, don't mention any pregnancy issues, or you could get DC into serious trouble."
  • "Pregnant, you say?"
  • "Yolanda : I'm not pregnant!"

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