premature
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌpɹɛ.məˈtjʊə/, /ˈpɹɛ.mə.tjə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌpɹi.məˈtʊɹ/, /ˌpɹi.məˈtʃʊɹ/
Adjective

premature

  1. occurring before a state of readiness or maturity has arrived
    a premature birth
    premature reports of the singer's death
  2. taking place earlier than anticipated, prepared for, or desired
  3. (informal) suffering from premature ejaculation
Translations Translations
  • French: prématuré
  • Russian: преждевре́менный
  • Spanish: prematuro
Noun

premature (plural prematures)

  1. an infant born prematurely



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