birth birth  /ˈbɜrθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the time when something begins (especially life)
  2. (n) the event of being born
  3. (n) the process of giving birth
  4. (n) the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
  5. (n) a baby born; an offspring
  6. (v) cause to be born

Usage(s):

  1. The number of women in poor countries who die in childbirth has barely changed in two decades and this despite a host of medical breakthroughs.
  2. With elective C-sections, detailed birth plans and better medication, European women are demanding control over the birth process.
  3. News of Yao Ming's birth was quickly relayed across town to the top leaders of the Shanghai Sports Commission.

News

  1. Birth: Lila Day Tonova

    Jacob and Nadia (El-Zein) Tonova of Grosse Ile announce the birth of their daughter, Lila Day, born April 26 at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Ile Camera

  2. Low birth weight could be a risk factor for age-related vision loss

    Medical researchers show that rats with restricted growth in the womb, causing low birth weights when born, were most susceptible to developing age-related vision loss, compared to their normal weight counterparts.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Commonly prescribed birth control linked to 23 Canadian Deaths

    Two commonly prescribed birth control pills have been associated with the deaths of 23 women in Canada, according to documents obtained from Health Canada by NBC News.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KWWL Iowa

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Quotes

  1. "We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth but which gave rise to what Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America — civil rights and voting rights, workers' rights and women's...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I never thought that I would get pregnant and give birth to a child, but it happened on this movie," Kidman told The Australian Women's Weekly in an exclusive interview for the magazine's 75 th anniversary edition, released Wednesday.
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Nicole Kidman Source: MSNBC (press release)

  3. In his Gettysburg Address, President Lincoln said, "This nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: Appleton Post Crescent

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