Meaning of midwife
Pronunciation: (mid'wīf"), [key]
— n., pl. v., -wives -wifed -wived, -wif•ing wiv•ing.
- a person trained to assist women in childbirth.
- a person or thing that produces or aids in producing something new or different.
- to assist in the birth of (a baby).
- to produce or aid in producing (something new): to midwife a new generation of computers.
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