Pregnant

  • 1 pregnant — PREGNÁNT, Ă, pregnanţi, te, adj. Care iese în relief, care se impune prin evidenţă; vizibil, clar, evident; expresiv. – Din germ. prägnant, fr. prégnant. cf. it. p r e g n a n t e. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  PREGNÁNT adj. 1. v.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Pregnant — Preg nant, a. [L. praegnans, antis; prae before + genere, gignere, to beget: cf. F. pr[ e]gnant. See {Gender}, 2d {Kin}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Being with young, as a female; having conceived; great with young; breeding; teeming; gravid; preparing to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 prégnant — prégnant, ante [ pregnɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • v. 1570; de l a. fr. preindre « presser », lat. premere 1 ♦ Littér. Qui s impose à l esprit. (1962) Psychol. Structure prégnante. ⇒ prégnance. 2 ♦ Anglic. Qui contient de nombreuses possibilités, virtualités …

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  • 4 pregnant — [preg′nənt] adj. [ME preignant < L pregnans (gen. pregnantis), heavy with young < prae , before (see PRE ) + base of OL gnasci, to be born (see GENUS)] 1. having (an) offspring developing in the uterus; that has conceived; with young or… …

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  • 5 Pregnant — Preg nant, n. A pregnant woman. [R.] Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Pregnant — Preg nant, a. [F. prenant taking. Cf. {Pregnable}.] Affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt. [Obs.] Pregnant to good pity. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 pregnant — [adj1] carrying developing offspring within the body abundant, anticipating, carrying a child, enceinte, expectant, expecting*, fecund, fertile, fraught, fruitful, gestating, gravid, heavy, hopeful, in family way*, parous, parturient, preggers*,… …

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  • 8 pregnant — index eloquent, productive, replete, strategic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 prégnant — prégnant, ante (pré gnan, gnan t ) adj. 1°   Terme didactique. Qui porte en soi un germe de reproduction, en parlant d une femelle. J ai six brebis, dont trois prégnantes. 2°   Par extension, violent, pressant, comme le besoin d accoucher (emploi …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 pregnant — meaningful, significant, *expressive, eloquent, sententious Analogous words: weighty, momentous, consequential, significant, important (see corresponding nouns at IMPORTANCE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 pregnant — PREGNANT, ou PREIGNANT, [preign]ante. adjectif. Violent, pressant. Il n a guere d usage que dans ces phrases. Douleurs pregnantes. maux aigus, pregnants …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 12 pregnant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a woman or female animal) having a child or young developing in the uterus. 2) full of meaning or significance. ORIGIN Latin praegnans, probably from prae before + the base of gnasci be born …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 pregnant — preg|nant S3 [ˈpregnənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: praegnans, from praegnas, from prae ( PRE ) + gnatus born ] 1.) if a woman or female animal is pregnant, she has an unborn baby growing inside her body →↑pregnancy ▪ medical care for …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 pregnant — preg|nant [ pregnənt ] adjective ** 1. ) if a woman is pregnant, she has a baby developing inside her body: You should not smoke if you are pregnant. I was eight months pregnant at the time. get/become pregnant: She s been trying to get pregnant… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 pregnant — adjective 1 having an unborn baby growing inside your body: On the same day I started the job I found out I was pregnant. | twenty weeks/three months etc pregnant: She went skiing when she was 7 months pregnant! | get pregnant: It came as a shock …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 pregnant */*/ — UK [ˈpreɡnənt] / US adjective 1) if a woman is pregnant, she has a baby developing inside her body You should not smoke if you are pregnant. I was eight months pregnant at the time. get/become pregnant: She s been trying to get pregnant for a… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 pregnant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ When I found out I was pregnant, I didn t know what to do. ▪ become, fall, get ▪ get sb …

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  • 18 pregnant — 01. My wife is [pregnant], and we are expecting the baby in May. 02. My [pregnancy] was pretty easy; I didn t really get sick, though I did get pretty tired at times. 03. Our cat is [pregnant] again, and she just had kittens about four months ago …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 pregnant — [[t]pre̱gnənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If a woman or female animal is pregnant, she has a baby or babies developing in her body. Lena got pregnant and married... Tina was pregnant with their first daughter. 2) ADJ: ADJ n, v link ADJ with n A… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 pregnant — /ˈprɛgnənt / (say pregnuhnt) adjective 1. being with child or young, as a woman or female mammal; having a foetus in the womb. 2. full of meaning; highly significant: a pregnant utterance. 3. full of possibilities, involving important issues or… …

    Australian English dictionary