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noun     infant pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] formal a baby, or a very young child
    1. a.
      [only before noun] involving or relating to an infant
  2. 2


    [plural] the youngest children in the UK school system, between the ages of four and seven
    1. a.
      [singular] [only before noun] involved in or relating to the education of the youngest children in the UK school system

      an infant school/teacher



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