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infancy 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈinfənsē/,
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The state or period of early childhood or babyhood,
  1. The state or period of early childhood or babyhood
    • - a son who died in infancy
  2. The early stage in the development or growth of something
    • - opinion polls were in their infancy
  3. The condition of being a minor


  1. the early stage of growth or development
  2. the earliest state of immaturity
  3. (infant) baby: a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
  4. An infant or baby is the very young offspring of humans. A newborn is an infant who is within hours, days, or up to a few weeks from birth. ...
  5. The earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking); The state of being an infant; An early stage in the development of, eg, some technology; The state of being a minor
  6. (infant) A very young human being, from birth to somewhere between six months and two years of age, needing almost constant care and/or attention; A minor
  7. (Infant) A person who has not reached legal majority, usually 18 years of age. Also, referred to as a “minor,” or unemancipated child.
  8. (Infant) A person who is a minor, under the age of eighteen, and thus incapable of the independent judgment necessary to undertake a legal obligation.
  9. (INFANT) A person under age 18, same as a minor.
  10. (infant) A child through 12 months.
  11. (Infant) A person not of full age; a minor.
  12. (Infant) A passenger under the age of 24 months at the time of travel.
  13. (Infant) A person younger than the age of majority (varies among provinces and territories).
  14. (INFANT) children aged between 0 and 2, which travels at the kness of its parents in the plane. The price of an air ticket for infants is 10% of a standard tariff
  15. (Infant) A child during the earliest period of life after birth.
  16. (Infant) A child; variously defined as aged from birth to 12 months, seven years, and even (in some legal applications) as old as 21 years.
  17. (Infant) A person under the age of 18 has no legal standing and must be represented by a Litigation Friend as they are unable to act on their own behalf in personal injury claims. Any claim on behalf of an infant can only be settled with the Courts approval.
  18. (Infant) Child under one year of age. See Neonate.
  19. (Infant) For the purpose of this programme, any infant hospitalised in the NICU, neonatal high care or KMC ward is referred to as infant or baby.
  20. (Infant) In international terminology, usually a child from 0-12 months of age.
  21. (Infant) as used in this course, a baby up to age 12 months
  22. (infant) A new beginning, regression tendencies, or innocence.
  23. (infant) An individual who has not attained the age of eighteen (18).
  24. (infant) In B.C., a person under 19 years of age which, generally speaking, is the age of legal competence.
  25. (infant) The legal term for a person under 18, used particularly in family law and civil actions (q.v.).