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midwifery

[ mid-wif-uh-ree, -wif-ree, mid-wahy-fuh-ree, -wahyf-ree ]
/ mɪdˈwɪf ə ri, -ˈwɪf ri, ˈmɪdˌwaɪ fə ri, -ˌwaɪf ri /
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noun
the technique or practice of a midwife.
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Origin of midwifery

First recorded in 1475–85; see origin at midwife, -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for midwifery

midwifery
/ (ˈmɪdˌwɪfərɪ) /

noun
the art or practice of a midwife; obstetrics
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