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There was a woman in Tunisia called Madame Pinot. She was a midwife and had helped in the birth of my siblings and me. I assisted her. I helped women give birth to a lot of babies when I was very young.
Azzedine Alaia

Meaning of "give birth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE BIRTH

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WHAT DOES GIVE BIRTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

give birth

Childbirth

Childbirth, labour, delivery, birth, partus, or parturition is the culmination of a period of pregnancy with the expulsion of one or more newborn infants from a woman's uterus. The process of normal childbirth is categorized in three stages of labour: the shortening and dilation of the cervix, descent and birth of the infant, and the placenta being expelled.

Definition of give birth in the English dictionary

The definition of give birth in the dictionary is to bear. Other definition of give birth is to produce, originate, or create.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE BIRTH

give a monkey´s
give a person a fit
give a person five
give a person his due
give a person what for
give a toss
give a wide berth to
give as good as one gets
give away
give battle
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give in
give it heaps
give it hot
give it up for someone

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE BIRTH

afterbirth
airth
birth
breech birth
childbirth
crossbirth
date of birth
firth
girth
homebirth
live birth
mirth
misbirth
Moray Firth
multiple birth
natural childbirth
prebirth
rebirth
stillbirth
virgin birth

Synonyms and antonyms of give birth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIVE BIRTH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «give birth» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of give birth

Translation of «give birth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE BIRTH

Find out the translation of give birth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give birth from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give birth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar a luz
570 millions of speakers

English

give birth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जन्म देना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تلد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рожать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar à luz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রসব করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner naissance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

melahirkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entbinden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

出産する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

출산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi lair
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sinh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிறப்பேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जन्म देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

doğurmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

partorire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rodzić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

народжувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da naștere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γεννήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee geboorte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

föda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

føde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give birth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE BIRTH»

The term «give birth» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.172 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE BIRTH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give birth

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIVE BIRTH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give birth.
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Azzedine Alaia
There was a woman in Tunisia called Madame Pinot. She was a midwife and had helped in the birth of my siblings and me. I assisted her. I helped women give birth to a lot of babies when I was very young.
2
Samuel Beckett
They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more.
3
Robert Neelly Bellah
Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
4
Sarah Ban Breathnach
New Year's Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.
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Sandra Bullock
You don't have to give birth to someone to have a family.
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Robert Delaunay
This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art.
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Megan Follows
It's funny. I did give birth to an alien on 'The X-Files.' And it's just the teaser, so I'm dead before we even get into the episode.
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Nancy Friday
When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.
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Erich Fromm
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
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Stephen Fry
I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE BIRTH»

Discover the use of give birth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give birth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of ...
Warsan Shire, 2011
2
Supporting Women to Give Birth at Home: A Practical Guide ...
This practical guide will help midwives to have the necessary skills, resources and confidence to support homebirth.
Mary Steen, 2012
3
Molecular Embryology: How Molecules Give Birth to Animals
Students studying developmental biology and embryology will find this book an extremely useful introduction to the subject and will also appeal to anyone with an interest in the most recent advances in this largely undiscovered territory.
Michael J. Barry, 2002
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Stand and Deliver!: And other Brilliant Ways to Give Birth
A book full of practical information on choosing the best type of birth experience for you and your baby and what to do in the final 8 weeks to prepare.
Emma Mahony, 2013
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How to Give Birth in the Presence of the Lord
Pastors Rich and Karla Walker, Rich Walker. apply God's Word to birthing our children and encourage you to do the same. Rich and I confidently say a beautiful, pain-free labor and delivery is possible with God! I say this even after giving ...
Pastors Rich and Karla Walker, Rich Walker, 2009
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If My Father Dies I Give Birth to Him Again: Selected ...
Editor Mark Fogarty. the ages. And for this she has begun to get her proper notice , as with the Woman to Woman Pen Award she recently received from a Swedish feminist group. I predict there will be more awards coming. Her work is also ...
Editor Mark Fogarty, 2009
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Social Support and Women who Give Birth After Age Forty: A ...
Overall, this study has contributed significant findings to the pre-existing body of literature on women who give birth in their forties and offers valuable insight into the experience of women who give birth after age forty. This information can ...
Arin Davidson Stevens, 2008
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The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth
The book covers: Cesareans Breech babies Inducing labor Electronic Fetal Monitoring Rupturing Membranes Coping with slow labor Pain medication Epistiotomy Vaginal birth after a Ceasarean Doulas Deciding on a doctor or midwife Choosing where ...
Henci Goer, 1999
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The Labrador Retriever Handbook
You will know your Lab is ready to give birth to her puppies when her temperature drops below 1 00 degrees Fahrenheit (you can take it rectally to determine this). This will happen anywhere from half a day to a full day before your dog goes ...
Audrey Pavia, 2001
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The Encyclopedia of Animals: A Complete Visual Guide
Although most mammals have hair and give birth to live young, tome, such as whales and dolphins, have very little or no hair: others, the monotremes. lay eggs . mandibles lining jaws of an insect. marsupial A mamma! that gives birth to young ...
Fred Cooke, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE BIRTH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give birth is used in the context of the following news items.
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Should More Women Give Birth Outside The Hospital?
A recent recommendation from doctors in the United Kingdom raised eyebrows in the United States — the British National Health Service says ... «NPR, Jul 15»
2
Leah Jenner Looks Like She's Preparing to Give Birth, Practicing …
Any day now! Leah Jenner has experienced one of the most idyllic pregnancies we've seen in years, but now it's time for her little girl to arrive. «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Sister helps Aberdeen mum give birth to baby in bathroom
WHEN Kelly Fraser went into labour she never imagined her sister would become her midwife. Kelly phoned sibling Sarah-Louise when her ... «Aberdeen Evening Express, Jul 15»
4
Anna Duggar Pregnancy Update: Has Josh Duggar's Wife Given …
Anna told PEOPLE that she was hoping to give birth at her house in Washington, D.C., but her plans abruptly changed after Josh lost his job ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
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Pregnant mother caught drink-driving in Uckfield day before due to …
A pregnant mother has been caught drink-driving the day before she was due to give birth. Brooke Burton in the car with her seven-year-old ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Family association's new ad asks Hongkongers to give birth to a …
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) has launched a TV commercial encouraging couples in Hong Kong to have four children, even a ... «Marketing Interactive, Jul 15»
7
Old Fashioned Place to Give Birth Becomes New Trend
DES MOINES, Iowa –More parents opt for an alternative location to bring their baby into the world, but they're still in the minority. A grassroots ... «whotv.com, Jul 15»
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Public Release: 8-Jul-2015 Mothers who smoke and give birth
Sophia Antipolis, 9 July 2015: Mothers who smoke and have a preterm birth more than triple their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), ... «EurekAlert, Jul 15»
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Nicki Minaj Disappoints Meek Mill, Says She Won't Give Birth Until …
Superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj has decided she wouldn't want to go down as one of those baby-mamas all over the industry. «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
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Odds Are, This is When Kate Middleton Will Give Birth To The Third …
Gamblers in England don't have much to bet on now that we obviously know that Kate had a little girl called Charlotte, so now they're putting ... «Redbookmag.com, Jul 15»

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