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maternity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/məˈtərnətē/,
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maternities, plural;
  1. Motherhood

  2. The period during pregnancy and shortly after childbirth
    • - maternity leave
    • - maternity clothes
  3. A maternity ward in a hospital


  1. pregnancy: the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  2. motherhood: the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
  3. motherliness: 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"
  4. The first season of House premiered November 16, 2004, and ended May 25, 2005. The season followed House and his team as they solve a medical case each episode, the season's sub-plot revolved around billionaire Edward Vogler making a $100 million donation to the hospital. ...
  5. Maternity is a dramatic three act play that opened January 6, 1915, at the Princess Theatre on Broadway starring Richard Bennett.
  6. (muh-TUR-nuh-tee) — Having to do with being pregnant or being a mother. For example, pregnant women wear maternity clothes.
  7. Specially designed for relaxation and to give relief to expectant mothers.
  8. Maternity wards provide antenatal care, delivery of babies and care during childbirth, and postnatal support.
  9. means any condition that is pregnancy related. Maternity care includes prenatal and postnatal care, and care for the complications of pregnancy, such as ectopic pregnancy, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), elective abortion, or cesarean section.
  10. including Special Care Nursery facilities
  11. All the comfort you need during those special months is given by soft materials and thoughtful design.
  12. Most all companies will cover disabilities caused by complications resulting from pregnancy or childbirth.  However, most companies will NOT cover disabilities resulting from normal pregnancy issues.  The biggest example is back pain. ...