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Definition of breastfeed verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] breastfeed (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they breastfeed
he / she / it breastfeeds
past simple breastfed
-ing form breastfeeding
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when a woman breastfeeds, she feeds her baby with milk from her breasts. compare bottle-feed, nurse
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