how to pronounce childbirth


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childbirth is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pregnancy or childbirth related causes …”

meanings of childbirth


  1. The fact or action of giving birth to a child, as the culmination of pregnancy.

childbirth frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word childbirth occurs in english on average 2.9 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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