[preg-nuh n-see] /ˈprɛg nən si/
noun, plural pregnancies.
the state, condition, or quality of being .
noun (pl) -cies
the state or condition of being pregnant
the period from conception to childbirth
1520s (originally figurative), from pregnant (adj.1) + -cy. Literal use attested from 1590s.
pregnancy preg·nan·cy (prěg’nən-sē)
[prahy-mer-ee, -muh-ree] /ˈpraɪ mɛr i, -mə ri/ adjective 1. first or highest in rank or importance; chief; principal: his primary goals in life. 2. first in order in any series, sequence, etc. 3. first in time; earliest; primitive. 4. of, relating to, or characteristic of primary school: the primary grades. 5. constituting or belonging to […]
[pohst-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌpoʊst prəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. (in motion pictures, recording, etc.) the technical processes, as cutting, editing, and post-synchronization, necessary to ready a filmed or recorded work for sale or exhibition. /ˌpəʊstprəˈdʌkʃən/ noun 1.
[pyoo-ber-tee] /ˈpyu bər ti/ noun 1. the period or age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction of offspring: in common law, presumed to be 14 years in the male and 12 years in the female. /ˈpjuːbətɪ/ noun 1. the period at the beginning of adolescence when the sex glands become functional […]
[pohst-pyoo-bes-uh nt] /ˌpoʊst pyuˈbɛs ənt/ noun 1. a young person in his or her early teens. adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of postpubescents. postpubescent post·pu·bes·cent (pōst’pyōō-běs’ənt) adj. Occurring after puberty.