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godchild

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɒd.tʃaɪld/ us    /ˈɡɑːd-/ (plural godchildren)
in the Christian religion, a child whose moral and religious development is partly the responsibility of two or more godparents (= adults who promise to take this responsibility at a ceremony)Non-blood relations
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