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English definition of “child support”

child support

noun [U] uk   us  
money that someone gives the mother or father of their children when they do not live with the children
See also
Ending relationships and divorceCosts and expenses
(Definition of child support from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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