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  ( babies    plural  )
1       n-count   A baby is a very young child, especially one that cannot yet walk or talk.  
My wife has just had a baby..., Claire had to dress her baby sister.     
2       n-count   A baby animal is a very young animal.  
usu N n  
...a baby elephant., birds.     
3       adj   Baby vegetables are vegetables picked when they are very small.  
ADJ n  
Serve with baby new potatoes.     
4       n-voc; n-count   Some people use baby as an affectionate way of addressing someone, especially a young woman, or referring to them.  
INFORMAL   usu sing   (=love)  
You have to wake up now, baby...     

baby boom        ( baby booms    plural  ) A baby boom is a period of time when a lot of babies are born in a particular place.  
INFORMAL      n-count   usu sing  
I'm a product of the postwar baby boom.     
baby boomer     ( baby boomers    plural  ) , baby-boomer   A baby boomer is someone who was born during a baby boom, especially during the years after the end of the Second World War.     (mainly JOURNALISM, INFORMAL)      n-count   oft N n  
baby buggy        ( baby buggies    plural  )
1       n-count   A baby buggy is a small folding seat with wheels, which a young child can sit in and which can be pushed around.  
  (BRIT)   (=stroller, pushchair)  
in AM, use stroller     
2       n-count   A baby buggy is another word for a baby carriage.  
baby carriage        ( baby carriages    plural  ) A baby carriage is a small vehicle in which a baby can lie as it is pushed along.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use pram     
baby talk      , baby-talk  
Baby talk is the language used by babies when they are just learning to speak, or the way in which some adults speak when they are talking to babies.      n-uncount  
Maria was talking baby talk to the little one.     
blue baby        ( blue babies    plural  ) A blue baby is a baby whose skin is slightly blue because it has been born with something wrong with its heart.      n-count  
designer baby        ( designer babies    plural  ) , designer child   People sometimes refer to a baby that has developed from an embryo with certain desired characteristics as a designer baby.     (mainly JOURNALISM)      n-count  
test-tube baby        ( test-tube babies    plural  ) , test tube baby   A test-tube baby is a baby that develops from an egg which has been removed from the mother's body, fertilized, and then replaced in her womb in order that it can continue developing.      n-count  
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belly of a pregnant woman
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
entre les mains de neuf nourrices, le bébé est mort de faim
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