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n. pl. ba·bies
a. A very young child; an infant.
b. An unborn child; a fetus.
c. The youngest member of a family or group.
d. A very young animal.
2. An adult or young person who behaves in an infantile way.
a. A lover or sweetheart.
b. Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.
4. Slang An object of personal concern or interest: Keeping the boat in good repair is your baby.
adj. bab·i·er, bab·i·est
1. Of or having to do with a baby.
2. Infantile or childish.
3. Small in comparison with others of the same kind: baby vegetables.
tr.v. ba·bied, ba·by·ing, ba·bies
To pamper like a baby; coddle. See Synonyms at pamper.
[Middle English : babe, babe; see babe + -y, diminutive suffix.]
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|Noun||1.||babyhood - the early stage of growth or development|
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
|2.||babyhood - the earliest state of immaturity|
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babyhood[ˈbeɪbɪhʊd] N → primera infancia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
babyhood[ˈbeɪbihʊd] n → petite enfance f
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babyhood[ˈbeɪbɪhʊd] n → prima infanzia
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