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childhood

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈtʃaɪld.hʊd/
B1 the time when someone is a child: She had an unhappy childhood. Childhood is not always a happy time.
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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…
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