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noun [countable/uncountable]     caesarean pronunciation in British English
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or caesarean section     caesarean section pronunciation in British English

  1. a medical operation in which a baby is born by being removed from a woman’s body through a cut made in her abdomen, because the baby cannot be born in the normal way.
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Perhaps named after Julius Caesar, who it is sometimes said was born this way.


the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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