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noun [uncountable] childbirth pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃaɪldˌbɜː(r)θ/

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  1. the process of giving birth to a baby
    in childbirth (=while giving birth to a baby): In many countries, the risk of dying in childbirth is still very high.

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