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pregnant

  

      adj  
1    carrying a fetus or fetuses within the womb  
2    full of meaning or significance  
3    inventive or imaginative  
4    prolific or fruitful  
     (C16: from Latin praegnans with child, from prae before + (g)nasci to be born)  
  pregnantly      adv  
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pregnant

  
1    big or heavy with child, enceinte, expectant, expecting     (informal)   gravid, in the club     (Brit. slang)   in the family way     (informal)   in the pudding club     (slang)   preggers     (Brit. informal)   with child  
2    charged, eloquent, expressive, loaded, meaningful, pointed, significant, suggestive, telling, weighty  
3    creative, imaginative, inventive, original, seminal  
4    abounding in, abundant, fecund, fertile, fraught, fruitful, full, productive, prolific, replete, rich in, teeming  

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adj.
pregnant
pejorative
adj.
pregnant
fam.
exp.
pregnant
slang term used especially when talking about an unplanned pregnancy
exp.
belly of a pregnant woman
n.
pregnant mammal before birth occurs (applies to women)
Medical term , not used in common conversation - Latin
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