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Wean off - Macmillan English Dictionaries

11/20/2014
03:22 | Author: Caitlin White

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Wean off - Macmillan English Dictionaries

Define wean off in American English. What is wean off? wean off meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend More BuzzWords.

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We're trying to wean ourselves off watching too much evision.

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career More submissions Blog.

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A more usual word is. the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. Open Dictionary.

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Wean - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary

11/19/2014
01:16 | Author: Evan Martin

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Wean - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary

To detach from a source of dependence <being weaned off the medication> <wean the bears from human food — Sports Illus.>; also : to free from a usually.

: to start feeding (a child or young animal) food other than its mother's milk.

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Wean Define Wean at Dictionary.com - Reference.com

9/18/2014
01:26 | Author: Devin Garcia

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Wean Define Wean at Dictionary.com - Reference.com

Wean definition, to accustom (a child or young animal) to food other than its mother's milk; cause But colleges may find it difficult to wean themselves off coal.

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To deprive permanently of breast milk and begin to nourish with other food.

To accustom the young of a mammal to take nourishment other than by suckling.

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Old Norse venja, Dutch wennen, Old High German giwennan, German gewöhnen "to accustom"), from *wanaz "accustomed" (related to wont ). The sense of weaning a child from the breast in Old English was generally expressed by gewenian or awenian, which has a sense of "unaccustom" (cf. German abgewöhnen, entwöhnen "to wean," literally "to unaccustom"). Figurative extension to any pursuit or habit is from 1520s. Old English wenian "to accustom," from Proto-Germanic *wanjanan (cf. The prefix subsequently wore off.

8:1) were not generally weaned till they were three or four years old. Among the Hebrews children (whom it was customary for the mothers to nurse, Ex. 2:7-9; 1 Sam. 1:23; Cant.

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wean (wēn) v. weaned, wean·ing, weans.

To gradually withdraw from a life-support system.

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Wean off - English Phrasal Verb

7/17/2014
03:52 | Author: Evan Martin

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Wean off - English Phrasal Verb

'Wean off' - Definitions and examples of this English phrasal verb.

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Other Phrasal Verbs. Notes: - Separable - International English Don't Miss. Example: We will have to WEAN him OFF his obsession.

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Meaning: Slowly stop a dependency on something.

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Wean - definition of wean by The Free Dictionary

5/16/2014
05:50 | Author: Caitlin White

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Wean - definition of wean by The Free Dictionary

To accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling. 2. To detach from that to which one is strongly habituated or devoted: She.

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