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Translation of "child" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /tʃaild/ ( plural children /ˈtʃildrən/)
a young human being of either sex niño/niña a small child.
a son or daughter hijo/hija Her youngest child is five years old.
childcare noun
the care of children while their parents are at work, especially by a childminder or at a crèche Guardería (also adjective) childcare facilities.
childhood noun
the state or time of being a child infancia Her childhood was a time of happiness.
childish adjective
like a child; silly infantil a childish remark.
childishly adverb
puerilmente He was giggling childishly.
childishness noun
puerilidad Her childishness was getting on my nerves.
childless adjective
having no children sin hijos a childless couple.
childlike adjective
innocent; like a child infantil childlike faith She is trustful and childlike.
child benefit noun
(in Britain) money which the government pays regularly to families with children Subsidio Familiar They’re claiming child benefit.
childbirth noun
the act of giving birth to a child parto She died in childbirth.
childminder noun
(British) someone who is paid to look after young children while their parents are at work, usually in his/her own home. Niñera a registered childminder.
childproof adjective
(of a container, lock etc) designed so that children cannot damage, open, or use it A Prueba de Niños a childproof container/lock/lid.
child support noun
(British) money that a divorced person pays to their ex-wife or ex-husband in order to support their children Subsidio Infantil The court ordered him to pay child support.
child’s play noun
something very easy juego de niños, pan comido Climbing that hill will be child’s play.
(Definition of child from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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