how to pronounce childbearing


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childbearing is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of childbearing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… fewer women of childbearing age now than …”

meanings of childbearing


  1. The process of giving birth; pregnancy and parturition.


  1. Of, pertaining to, or suitable for childbirth.

childbearing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word childbearing occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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