Definition of 'infant'

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She now has a partner and an infant daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He claimed that his infant son became unwell after being detained and left without food, despite pleas for his release into the care of other family members. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One snapshot showed an endangered mountain gorilla carrying an infant on her back. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It had a pernicious fixation on their infant daughter. Christianity Today (2000)They are already banned from advertising formula for younger infants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At least four out of five infants die before they get help. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Within an hour she received a call saying the infant had gone into a potentially critical seizure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two others miscarried and another gave birth to an infant with serious health defects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The next big step came via the infant chemical industry. Judith Flanders Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)Foreign assistants in infant and junior schools could alter this. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was reported that the abandoned infants were aged between two and five. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most midwives recommended using the oils to combat dry skin in very young infants. The Sun (2015)The women were immersed in conversation, while the father and his infant son amused one another. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One winter, he was out pushing his infant daughter around when the pram collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Second, our ports need huge investment to become hubs for the infant industry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They now rest forlorn in the local infants' school. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the same way, the war had called attention to the great importance of preserving and protecting infant life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The number of unlawfully large classes for infants has more than doubled in two years, according to government figures released yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2009)School telephone lines ran hot with calls from anxious parents: where would their infants be going in September? Times, Sunday Times (2008)


Synonyms of 'infant'

baby, child, babe, toddler
early, new, developing, young

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Translations for 'infant'

British English: infant NOUN
An infant is a baby or very young child.
...young mums with infants in prams.
  • American English: infant
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bebê
  • Chinese: 婴儿/幼儿
  • European Spanish: niño (pequeño)
  • French: tout-petit
  • German: Säugling
  • Italian: bambino piccolo
  • Japanese: 幼児
  • Korean: 유아
  • European Portuguese: bebé
  • Spanish: niño (pequeño)


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