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child

noun /tʃaild/ ( plural children /ˈtʃildrən/)
a young human being of either sex
niño/niña
a small child.
a son or daughter
hijo/hija
Her youngest child is five years old.
childcare noun the care of children while their parents are at work, especially by a childminder or at a crèche
Guardería
(also adjective) childcare facilities.
childhood noun the state or time of being a child
infancia
Her childhood was a time of happiness.
childish adjective like a child; silly
infantil
a childish remark.
childishly adverb
puerilmente
He was giggling childishly.
childishness noun
puerilidad
Her childishness was getting on my nerves.
childless adjective having no children
sin hijos
a childless couple.
childlike adjective innocent; like a child
infantil
childlike faith She is trustful and childlike.
child benefit noun (in Britain) money which the government pays regularly to families with children
Subsidio Familiar
They’re claiming child benefit.
childbirth noun the act of giving birth to a child
parto
She died in childbirth.
childminder noun (British) someone who is paid to look after young children while their parents are at work, usually in his/her own home.
Niñera
a registered childminder.
childproof adjective (of a container, lock etc) designed so that children cannot damage, open, or use it
A Prueba de Niños
a childproof container/lock/lid.
child support noun (British) money that a divorced person pays to their ex-wife or ex-husband in order to support their children
Subsidio Infantil
The court ordered him to pay child support.
child’s play noun something very easy
juego de niños, pan comido
Climbing that hill will be child’s play.
(Definition of child from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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