born verb be born
PREP. into She was born into a wealthy family. | of (formal) to be born of noble parents | to babies who are born to very young mothers | with Their child was born with a serious medical problem.
PHRASES American, British, etc. born The part is played by an American-born actress. | be born alive/dead, be born and bred/brought up/raised I was born and bred in Liverpool. | be born blind, deaf, etc., be born out of wedlock/outside marriage