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baby

  
  ( 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., ...baby 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.  
  (AM)  
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
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used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better

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