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[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)



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