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infant /'infənt/
  • danh từ
    • đứa bé còn ãm ngửa, đứa bé (dưới 7 tuổi)
    • (pháp lý) người vị thành niên
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (nghĩa bóng) người mới vào nghề, lính mới
    • tính từ
      • còn thơ ấu, ở tuổi còn thơ
      • còn trứng nước
      • (pháp lý) vị thành niên
    Concise Dictionary
    +a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    1 (formal or technical) a baby or very young child: a nursery for infants under two + their infant son + She was seriously ill as an infant. + the infant mortality rate + Mozart was an infant prodigy (= a child with unusual ability).
    Help Note: In AmE infant is only used for a baby, especially a very young one.
    2 (in British and Australian education) a child at school between the ages of four and seven: an infant school + infant teachers + I've known her since we were in the infants (= at infant school).
    + adjective [only before noun]
    1 designed to be used by infants: infant formula (= milk for babies)
    2 new and not yet developed: infant industries
    Collocation Dictionary


    He is studying hearing in very young infants.
    | newborn | unborn | stillborn | pre-term, premature
    jaundice in premature infants
    | full-term | healthy, normal | low birthweight | human
    a book on intellectual development in the human infant
    | female, male | screaming, sleeping
    Marjorie looked down at the sleeping infant in her arms.


    death, mortality
    countries with high infant mortality
    | child, daughter, son


    sudden infant death syndrome

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