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noun [countable] [usually singular] fling pronunciation in American English /flɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    a sexual relationship that does not last very long, and is not very serious

    She had a fling with a car salesman.

  2. 2
    a short time during which you have a lot of fun, especially before you start doing something more serious

    This vacation is my final fling before I start college.



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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