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an expectant mother or father will soon be a parent of a new baby
to be pregnant
old-fashioned if a woman is carrying a child, she is pregnant
a heavily pregnant woman has a very large stomach because her baby will be born soon
an old way of saying that a woman is pregnant and her baby will be born soon
if a woman is pregnant, she has a baby developing inside her body
looking healthy and attractive. This is often used about pregnant women, sometimes in a slightly humorous way.
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
a building used for meeting or relaxing in by members of a sports club, especially a golf club
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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