childhood Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “childhood” - Learner’s Dictionary

childhood

noun [C, U]     /ˈtʃaɪldhʊd/
B1 the part of your life when you are a childYoung peopleDescribing age and birthdays
Translations of “childhood”
in Korean 어린 시절…
in Arabic طُفولة…
in Portuguese infância…
in Catalan infantesa…
in Japanese 子供時代…
in Italian infanzia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 童年, 孩童時期,孩提時代…
in Russian детство…
in Turkish çocukluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 童年, 孩童时期,孩提时代…
in Polish dzieciństwo…
(Definition of childhood from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

sample

a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More