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godchildnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɒd.tʃaɪld/  us   /ˈɡɑːd-/ (plural godchildren)
in the ​Christianreligion, a ​child whose ​moral and ​religiousdevelopment is ​partly the ​responsibility of two or more godparents (= ​adults who ​promise to take this ​responsibility at a ​ceremony)
(Definition of godchild from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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godchildnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɑdˌtʃɑɪld/ (plural godchildren  /ˈɡɑdˌtʃɪl·drən/ )
a ​child who has ​godparents (= ​people who take responsibilty for the child's ​moral and ​Christianreligious development)
(Definition of godchild from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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