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Synonyms for maternity
məˈtɜr nɪ tima·ter·ni·ty

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  1. maternitynoun


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  4. maternitynoun

    A ward or department in a hospital in which babies are born.

    maternity ward


Princeton's WordNet

  1. pregnancy, gestation, maternitynoun

    the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

    maternal quality, motherliness, motherhood, gestation period, pregnancy, maternalism, gestation

  2. motherhood, maternitynoun

    the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

    gestation, maternalism, maternal quality, motherliness, motherhood, pregnancy

  3. motherliness, maternalism, maternal quality, maternitynoun

    the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother

    "the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children"

    maternal quality, maternalism, gestation, motherliness, motherhood, pregnancy

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  1. Ylva Johansson:

    It is a massive decline, we're creating a whole new underclass. And it will be totally on the margins of society with no right to pensions, maternity leave or anything.

  2. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    He feels that meaningful maternity leave when it matters most is one of the best ways that we can support the women who serve our country and also serves as a safeguard against losing skilled service members.

  3. Lindsay Davenport:

    I hope players now feel that (coming back to play after having children) is an option. For a long time it didn't feel like that was an option, they feel like they've got to quit by 29 to be able to have a family. Now it's wonderful for them to be able to look at (playing on following a maternity break) as a possibility.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    As we speak, politicians in Washington are still doing everything they can to roll back the rights and progress we've fought so hard for over the last century, i mean, could you believe those the photos of groups of men around that conference table deciding to strip away coverage for pregnancy and maternity care?

  5. Dmytro Kuleba:

    Unfortunately, I can confirm that the Russian leadership, including Minister Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, live in their own reality, russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told me looking in my eyes that the pictures of pregnant women being taken from under the rubble of the maternity house are fake.

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