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born

  

      vb  
1       the past participle (in most passive uses) of       bear   1       4  
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  
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  
      n   Max. 1882--1970, British nuclear physicist, born in Germany, noted for his fundamental contribution to quantum mechanics: Nobel prize for physics 1954  
born-again  
      adj  
1    having experienced conversion, esp. to evangelical Christianity  
2    showing the enthusiasm of one newly converted to any cause  
a born-again monetarist     
      n  
3    a person who shows fervent enthusiasm for a new-found cause, belief, etc  
first-born  
      adj  
1    eldest of the children in a family  
      n  
2    the eldest child in a family  
native-born  
      adj   born in the country or area indicated  
natural-born  
      adj   being as specified through one's birth  
a natural-born Irishman     
true-born  
      adj   being such by birth  
a true-born Japanese     
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Born  
      n   Max. 1882--1970, British nuclear physicist, born in Germany, noted for his fundamental contribution to quantum mechanics: Nobel prize for physics 1954  


born  
      vb  
1       the past participle (in most passive uses) of       bear   1       4  
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  
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-again  
      adj  
1    having experienced conversion, esp. to evangelical Christianity  
2    showing the enthusiasm of one newly converted to any cause  
a born-again monetarist     
      n  
3    a person who shows fervent enthusiasm for a new-found cause, belief, etc  
first-born  
      adj  
1    eldest of the children in a family  
      n  
2    the eldest child in a family  
native-born  
      adj   born in the country or area indicated  
natural-born  
      adj   being as specified through one's birth  
a natural-born Irishman     
true-born  
      adj   being such by birth  
a true-born Japanese     

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n.
a person born on February 29
syn.: leaper
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000
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