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infant /'infənt/Concise Dictionary
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infantsnounAdvanced English Dictionary
+a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
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
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.
INFANT + NOUN
countries with high infant mortality
| child, daughter, son
sudden infant death syndrome
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