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childhoodnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈtʃɑɪld·hʊd/
the time when a person is a child: [C] She spent most of her childhood on a farm in Texas.
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childhoodnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈtʃaɪld.hʊd/ 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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Translations of “childhood”
in Arabic طُفولة…
in Korean 어린 시절…
in Portuguese infância…
in Catalan infantesa…
in Japanese 子供時代…
in Chinese (Simplified) 童年, 孩童时期,孩提时代…
in Turkish çocukluk…
in Russian детство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 童年, 孩童時期,孩提時代…
in Italian infanzia…
in Polish dzieciństwo…
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