how to pronounce unborn


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unborn is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… she did die and so did her unborn baby …”

meanings of unborn


  1. Not yet delivered; still existing in the mother's womb.
  2. Not yet born; yet to come; future.
  3. Existing without birth or beginning.


  1. Unborn offspring collectively.
  2. A single unborn offspring at any stage of gestation.

unborn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word unborn occurs in english on average 2.8 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.

topics unborn can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that unborn can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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