Definition of 'birth'
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How could my birth family give me away? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Some reindeer have starved and females often give birth to unusually small young. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People should only represent the country of their birth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are also supposed to be more births around the time of a full moon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is something new and intriguing about you as the moon checks into your birth sign. The Sun (2016)About one in four of these operations results in a live birth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the original sculpture credited with bringing about the birth of modern art: a teenage dancer whose pose pushed artists into revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She agreed and said that she would stop using birth control. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sun spins into your birth sign and brings so many new opportunities. The Sun (2011)When the birth family could not have her back she was put up for adoption. The Sun (2013)She should enjoy returning to the country of her birth and getting a bit of success. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is this that makes our birth process more difficult. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)The hoax led to four premature births and operations being cancelled. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They can cause birth defects and cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In many areas females are deemed inferior from the moment of birth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Previous studies have linked caffeine to low birth weight and miscarriage. The Sun (2010)He can remembrance his birth some other time. The Broken God (1993)Women are left to give birth alone and when things go wrong they are not aided. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The moon returns to your birth sign and adds magic to your romantic moves. The Sun (2009)All these are but the beginning of the birth pains. Christianity Today (2000)She has now been reunited with her birth mother. The Sun (2011)But their ignorance is breathtaking and lack of knowledge about birth control unacceptable. The Sun (2014)The production of an implement from a stone or clay mould can also be seen as a kind of birth process. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Basically, we are watching the birth of democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Since then, the office has always been held by one of noble or royal birth. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)
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Translations for 'birth'
British English: birth /bɜːθ/ NOUN
When a baby is born, you refer to this event as its birth.
The twins were separated at birth.
- American English: birth
- Arabic: مِيلاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: nascimento
- Chinese: 出生
- Croatian: rođenje
- Czech: narození
- Danish: fødsel
- Dutch: geboorte
- European Spanish: nacimiento
- Finnish: syntymä
- French: naissance
- German: Geburt
- Greek: γέννηση
- Italian: nascita
- Japanese: 誕生
- Korean: 출생
- Norwegian: fødsel
- Polish: narodziny
- European Portuguese: nascimento
- Romanian: naștere
- Russian: рождение
- Spanish: nacimiento
- Swedish: födelse
- Thai: การเกิด
- Turkish: doğum
- Ukrainian: народження
- Vietnamese: sự sinh đẻ
Definition of birth from the Collins English Dictionary
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