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still·born

 (stĭl′bôrn′)
adj.
1. Dead at birth.
2. Failing before or at the very beginning or inception; abortive: a stillborn plot to assassinate the president.
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stillborn

(ˈstɪlˌbɔːn)
adj
1. (Pathology) (of a fetus) dead at birth
2. (of an idea, plan, etc) fruitless; abortive; unsuccessful
n
(Pathology) a stillborn fetus or baby
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

still•born

(ˈstɪlˌbɔrn)

adj.
1. dead when born.
2. ineffectual from the beginning; abortive; fruitless.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stillborn - failing to accomplish an intended resultstillborn - failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
unfruitful - not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production
2.stillborn - (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn; "a stillborn baby"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
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Translations
مَولود ميْتاً
mrtvě narozený
dødfødt
halva született
andvana fæddur
mŕtvo narodený

stillborn

[ˈstɪlˌbɔːn] ADJ
1. (Med) → nacido muerto
the child was stillbornel niño nació muerto
2. (fig) → fracasado, malogrado
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

stillborn

[ˈstɪlbɔːrn] adj [baby] → mort-né(e)still life n [still lifes] (pl) → nature f morte
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stillborn

[ˈstɪlˌbɔːn] adjnato/a morto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

still1

(stil) adjective
1. without movement or noise. The city seems very still in the early morning; Please stand/sit/keep/hold still while I brush your hair!; still (= calm) water/weather.
2. (of drinks) not fizzy. still orange juice.
noun
a photograph selected from a cinema film. The magazine contained some stills from the new film.
ˈstillness noun
ˈstillborn adjective
dead when born. a stillborn baby.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

still·born

a. mortinato-a, muerto-a al nacer.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stillborn

adj mortinato (form), nacido muerto
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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