[ nid-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈnɪd əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used without object), nid·i·fied, nid·i·fy·ing.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for nidify
/ (ˈnɪdɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating or -cated
(intr) (of a bird) to make or build a nest
Derived forms of nidifynidification, noun
Word Origin for nidify
C17: from Latin nīdificāre, from nīdus a nest + facere to make
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