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noun [countable/uncountable] pregnancy pronunciation in British English /ˈpreɡnənsi/
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singularpregnancy
pluralpregnancies

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  1. the condition of being pregnant, or the period of time that a woman is pregnant
    the escalating rate of teenage pregnancies
    her third pregnancy
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