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schoolchildnoun [C]

us   /ˈskulˌtʃɑɪld/ plural -children /ˈskulˌtʃɪl·drən/
a child who goes to school: American schoolchildren are taught that everyone must obey the laws.
(Definition of schoolchild from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “schoolchild”
in Arabic تِلميذ…
in Korean 학생…
in Portuguese estudante, aluno, -a…
in Catalan escolar, alumne, -a…
in Japanese 学童…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学童,中小学生…
in Turkish öğrenci, okul çocuğu…
in Russian школьник, школьница…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學童,中小學生…
in Italian scolaro, -a…
in Polish ucze-ń/nica…
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