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The parturition process in human beings; confinement, childbirth.

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  • But I'm also the best qualified person for such an important accouchement.
  • About three weeks after her secret accouchement, Julia became the wife of Frank Sydney.
  • Silvia lost her virginity before her accouchement; and that farina differs from oak leaves.
  • C'est dur de la laisser seule, sans aide, si prêt de son accouchement mais je ne peux pas rester.
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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