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born

brought forth by birth: He was born in a log cabin.
Not to be confused with:
borne – past participle of the verb bear: She had always borne the burden of responsibility.
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born

 (bôrn)
v.
A past participle of bear1.
adj.
1.
a. Brought into life by birth.
b. Brought into existence; created: A new nation was born with the revolution.
2.
a. Having from birth a particular quality or talent: a born artist.
b. Destined, or seemingly destined, from birth: a person born to lead.
3. Resulting or arising: wisdom born of experience.
4. Native to a particular country, region, or place. Often used in combination: Irish-born; Southern born and bred; Boston-born.
Idiom:
born yesterday
Naive or ignorant. Used in negative constructions: Of course I can use a computer; I wasn't born yesterday.
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born

(bɔːn)
vb
1. the past participle (in most passive uses) of bear14
2. was not born yesterday is not gullible or foolish
adj
3. possessing or appearing to have possessed certain qualities from birth: a born musician.
4.
a. being at birth in a particular social status or other condition as specified: ignobly born.
b. (in combination): lowborn.
5. in all one's born days informal so far in one's life
Usage: Care should be taken not to use born where borne is intended: he had borne (not born) his ordeal with great courage; the following points should be borne in mind

Born

(bɔːn)
n
(Biography) Max. 1882–1970, British nuclear physicist, born in Germany, noted for his fundamental contribution to quantum mechanics: Nobel prize for physics 1954
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born

(bɔrn)

adj.
1. brought forth by birth.
2. possessing from birth the quality, circumstances, or character stated: a born musician.
3. native to the locale stated: a German-born scientist.
v.
4. a pp. of bear 1 .
Idioms:
born yesterday, (often used in the negative) naive; inexperienced: Don't patronize me - I wasn't born yesterday.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English boren (past participle of beran to bear1)]
usage: See bear1.

Born

(bɔrn)

n.
Max, 1882–1970, German physicist: Nobel prize 1954.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.born - British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)Born - British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
Adj.1.born - brought into existence; "he was a child born of adultery"
unborn - not yet brought into existence; "unborn generations"
2.born - being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
intelligent - having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
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born

verb brought into this world, delivered She was born in London on April 29, 1923.
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Translations
роденроденародениродено
rozený
født
syntynytsyntyneet
rođen
lahir
生まれながらの
타고난
rojen
föddfött
ที่เป็นมาโดยกำเนิด
bẩm sinh

born

[bɔːn]
A. PP of bearnacido
to be born (lit) → nacer (fig) [idea] → surgir, nacer
I was born in 1955nací en 1955
a daughter was born to themles nació una hija
to be born againrenacer, volver a nacer
evil is born of idlenessla pereza es madre de todos los vicios
he wasn't born yesterday!¡no se chupa el dedo!
B. ADJ [actor, leader] → nato
he is a born liares mentiroso por naturaleza
a Londoner born and bredlondinense de casta y cuna
in all my born daysen mi vida
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born

[ˈbɔːrn] adj
to be born → naître
I was born in 1982 → Je suis né en mille neuf cent quatre-vingt-deux.
born blind → aveugle de naissance
a born comedian → un comédien-né
to be born of sb, to be born to sb → être né(e) de qnborn-again [ˈbɔːrnəgɛn] adj
born-again Christian (male)nouveau chrétien m; (female)nouvelle chrétienne f
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born

ptp of bear1 VT h; to be born (person, fig: idea) → geboren werden; (fig: organization) → entstehen; I was born in 1948ich bin or wurde 1948 geboren; when were you born?wann sind Sie geboren?; he was born Harry Webber wurde als Harry Webb geboren; to be born againwiedergeboren werden; every baby born into the worldjedes Kind, das auf die Welt kommt; he was born to a life of hardship/into a rich familyer wurde in ein schweres Leben/eine reiche Familie hineingeboren; to be born deafvon Geburt an taub sein; the baby was born deaddas Baby wurde tot geboren or war eine Totgeburt; he was just born to be Prime Ministerer war zum Premierminister geboren; I wasn’t born yesterday (inf)ich bin nicht von gestern (inf); there’s one born every minute! (fig inf)die Dummen werden nicht alle!; the characteristics which are born in usdie uns angeborenen Eigenschaften; he was born of poor parentser war das Kind armer Eltern; with that confidence born of experiencemit dem aus Erfahrung hervorgegangenen Selbstvertrauen
adj suf (= native of) he is Chicago- borner ist ein gebürtiger or geborener Chicagoer; his foreign-/French-born wifeseine Frau, die Ausländerin/gebürtige Französin ist
adjgeboren; he is a born poet/teacherer ist der geborene Dichter/Lehrer; an Englishman born and bredein echter or waschechter (inf)Engländer; in all my born days (inf)mein Lebtag (dated), → in meinem ganzen Leben
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born

[bɔːn] adjnato/a
to be born (also) (fig) → nascere
I was born in 1955 → sono nato nel 1955
born blind → cieco/a dalla nascita
a Roman born and bred → un romano di Roma, un romano doc
the revolution was born of the workers' discontent → la rivoluzione scaturì dallo scontento degli operai
to be born again → rinascere
I wasn't born yesterday! (fam) → non sono nato ieri!
in all my born days (fam) → in tutta la mia vita
a born actor/musician → un attore/musicista nato
a born liar → un(a) bugiardo/a matricolato/a
a born fool → un(a) perfetto/a cretino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

born

بِالفِطْرَة rozený født geboren γεννημένος nacido, nato syntynyt rođen nato 生まれながらの 타고난 geboren født urodzony nascido прирожденный född ที่เป็นมาโดยกำเนิด doğuştan bẩm sinh 天生的
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born

a. nacido-a;
___ alive___ vivo;
new ___recién nacido-a;
vi.
to be ___nacer.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

born

adj nacido; to be — nacer
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