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noun [countable] black sheep pronunciation in British English
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singularblack sheep
pluralblack sheep
  1. someone who is not approved of by the other members of their family or the group they belong to because they are thought to behave badly


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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