Definition of “child support” - English Dictionary

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“child support” in British English

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child supportnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃaɪld səˌpɔːt/ us /ˈtʃaɪld səˌpɔːrt/

money that someone gives the mother or father of their children when they do not live with the children

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(Definition of “child support” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“child support” in American English

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child supportnoun [ U ]

/ˈtʃɑɪld səˌpɔrt/

money paid by a parent for the living expenses of a child when the parent is no longer living with the child

(Definition of “child support” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)