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child/ˈtʃajəld/noun
pluralchildren/ˈtʃɪldrən/
child
/ˈtʃajəld/
noun
pluralchildren/ˈtʃɪldrən/
Learner's definition of CHILD  
[count]
: a young person — often used before another noun.
: a son or daughter
: an adult who acts like a child : a childlike or childish person
: a person who has been strongly influenced by a certain place or time or by the events happening during that time

children should be seen and not heard

— used to say that children should be quiet and well-behaved

with child

old-fashioned
: pregnant
— see also brainchild
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