birth

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɝθ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bûrth)

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birth

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [live, premature, still, natural, vaginal, Cesarean] birth
  2. a [complicated, smooth, problematic, risky, difficult] birth
  3. a [home, hospital] birth
  4. an [assisted, unassisted] birth
  5. is of [high, humble, low] birth
  6. is expected to give birth on [Monday]
  7. gave birth to [twins, their first child, her baby, a son, a daughter, a boy, a girl]
  8. has given birth to a monster
  9. [increasing, decreasing] rates of birth
  10. is my place of birth
  11. have [enjoyed music, been picky] since birth
  12. has been [blind, deaf] from birth
  13. from birth to [five years, death]
  14. the birth of [modern physics, communism, civilization]
  15. a [Spaniard, musician, royal] by birth
  16. related to him by birth
  17. related by birth or marriage
n as adj
  1. use birth control
  2. has a birth defect
  3. a birth [height, weight] of
  4. his birth certificate
  5. write a birth plan
  6. use a birth [pool, ball]
  7. are my birth parents
  8. is my birth [mother, partner, month]
  9. [increasing, decreasing] birth rates
  10. [emerald is, sapphires are] my birth stone
  11. a partial-birth abortion
v
  1. birth a [child, baby, calf, litter]
  2. birthed her [son, daughter]
  3. [women, mothers, people] who have birthed
  4. birthed and [nurtured, raised, bred]
  5. birthed by [tragedy, disaster]
  6. birthed a new [era, movement, nation]
  7. is now birthing
  8. birthed from within
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