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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The event of being born. The beginning of something.

Usage examples (41)
  • The Internet has given birth to a new information age.
  • They divorced after the birth of the child
  • His election signaled the birth of a new age
  • They celebrated the birth of their first child for more
Tutoring comment
  • She gave "birth" (brought a baby into life) in the "berth" (place to sleep).
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