Definition of childbirth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃaɪldbɜːθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃaɪldbɜːrθ//
[uncountable] Birth
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the process of giving birth to a baby pregnancy and childbirth His wife died in childbirth. She dreaded the pain of childbirth. See related entries: Birth
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: childbirth