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noun [uncountable] gestation pronunciation in British English /dʒeˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/
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    biology the time during which a human or animal baby develops inside its mother, or the process by which this happens
    gestation period (=the time gestation takes):

    Human infants have a gestation period of nine months.

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 gestation pronunciation in British English /dʒeˈsteɪt/  verb
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present tense
present participlegestating
past tensegestated
past participlegestated

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