pregnancy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprɛgnənsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈprɛgnənsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pregnən sē)


Inflections of 'pregnancy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": pregnancies
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pregnancy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an [unplanned, unexpected] pregnancy
  2. the pregnancy was [unplanned]
  3. pregnancy in adolescence
  4. prevent teenage pregnancy
  5. teenage pregnancy is [rife, common, on the up]
  6. terminate a pregnancy
  7. had the pregnancy terminated
  8. carry the pregnancy to term
  9. get the pregnancy checked (by a doctor)
  10. pregnancy and childbirth
  11. nine weeks of pregnancy
  12. [have, avoid] complications during pregnancy
  13. [smoked, had cravings] throughout her pregnancy
  14. [gained, put on] weight during pregnancy
  15. a [healthy, complicated, normal] pregnancy
  16. in the [third] month of pregnancy
  17. is her [first] pregnancy
  18. take a pregnancy test
  19. pregnancy [prevention methods, complications]
  20. methods of pregnancy prevention
n as adj
  1. take a pregnancy test
  2. pregnancy [prevention methods, complications]
  3. methods of pregnancy prevention
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