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noun [countable] son pronunciation in British English /sʌn/
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  1. 1
    your male child

    My younger son is a doctor.

    son of:

    He was the son of an eminent scientist.

  2. 2
    mainly literary a man who comes from a particular place

    The town’s most famous son is the composer Rossini.

  3. 3
    spoken a friendly way of addressing a boy or a man who is younger than you
  4. 4

    the Son

    a name that Christians sometimes use for Jesus Christ


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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