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stillborn

 [stil´born]
born dead.

still·born

(stil'bōrn),
Born dead; denoting an infant dead at birth.

stillborn

/still·born/ (-born) born dead.

stillborn

(stĭl′bôrn′)
adj.
1. Dead at birth.
2. Failing before or at the very beginning or inception; abortive: a stillborn plot to assassinate the president.

stillborn

Etymology: AS, stille + boren
1 n, an infant who was born dead.
2 adj, pertaining to an infant who was born dead.

still·born

(stil'bōrn)
Born dead; denoting an infant dead at birth.

still·born

(stil'bōrn)
Born dead; denoting an infant dead at birth.

stillborn,

n an infant who is born dead.

stillborn

born dead.
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Serena's big brother Scott was stillborn in February 2009 - just a year before her birth.
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Bayley's mother, Maxine Davies, hid the body of the baby after he was stillborn because she had concealed her pregnancy from her family and friends, the inquest heard.
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Ian and his team want to raise pounds 20,000, which will go towards scientific research and support for families who have stillborn children.
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Since the mid-1980s women and their partners have been encouraged to see and hold a stillborn baby and to have a funeral.
A former nurse who admitted concealing the births of three of her children after their stillborn bodies were discovered in the attics of two former homes was sentenced to a 12 month community rehabilitation order.
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