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gestation

US [dʒəˈsteɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [dʒeˈsteɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.孕育;妊娠(期);怀孕(期)
  • Web怀孕期;孕育时期;酝酿
gestation
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
妊娠(期);怀孕(期)the time that the young of a person or an animal develops inside its mother's body until it is born; the process of developing inside the mother's body
a baby born at 38 weeks' gestation
怀孕 38 周时出生的婴儿
The gestation period of a horse is about eleven months.
马的怀孕期大约为十一个月。
2.
[u]
(想法、计划的)构思,酝酿,孕育the process by which an idea or a plan develops

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