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pregnant

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Etymology

From Middle French (compare archaic modern French prégnant), from classical Latin praegnans, variant of praegnas, probably from prae- ‘pre-’ + gnasci ‘to be born’.

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Adjective

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Positive
pregnant

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  1. (not comparable) Carrying developing offspring within the body.
  2. (comparable) Having many possibilities or implications.

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