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BREATH, med. juris. The air expelled from the chest at each expiration.
     2. Breathing, though a usual sign of life, is not conclusive that a child was wholly born alive, as breathing may take place before the whole delivery of the mother is complete. 5 Carr. & Payn, 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344. Vide Birth; Life; Infanticide.

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The Opera Galleria will not be just a place to shop but a venue to relax and socialise, catching breath from the bustle of the outside world.
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After catching breath Coull, who hit the leveller against his former club in 88 minutes, said: "That was incredible stuff out there.