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We are happy to announce the birth of our son Andrew.
John wanted to be present at the birth.
James has been blind since birth.
children who have medical complications at birth
Place of birth: Reno
Why should an accident of birth (=being born rich, poor, etc.) determine what opportunities you have?
a woman of noble birth
She's a French national by birth.
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the seed of a plant called anise, used for adding flavour to food and drink