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noun [C]    /tʃɑɪld/ (plural children  /ˈtʃɪl·drən/)
a person from the time of birth until he or she is an adult , or a son or daughter of any age : Jan has a three-year-old child and two school-age children. Now in their 60s, Jerome and Sally have two grown children (= adult sons or daughters ). childlike    /ˈtʃɑɪldˌlɑɪk/ adjective childlike enthusiasm / innocence
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