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Meaning of “childproof” in the English Dictionary

"childproof" in British English

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childproofadjective

uk   us   /ˈtʃaɪld.pruːf/
Childproof ​containers and ​locks cannot be ​opened or ​operated by a ​child: Most ​bottles of ​bleach have childproof ​lids.
(Definition of childproof from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"childproof" in American English

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childproofadjective

 us   /ˈtʃɑɪldˌpruf/
difficult for ​children to ​open or use: Keep all ​medicines in ​theiroriginal childproof ​containers.
(Definition of childproof from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “childproof”
in Chinese (Simplified) (容器或锁)防儿童开启的, 防儿童使用的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (容器或鎖)防兒童開啟的, 防兒童使用的…
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