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“childproof” in British English

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childproofadjective

uk /ˈtʃaɪld.pruːf/ us /ˈtʃaɪld.pruːf/

Childproof containers and locks cannot be opened or operated by a child:

Most bottles of bleach have childproof lids.

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

“childproof” in American English

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childproofadjective

us /ˈtʃɑɪldˌpruf/

difficult for children to open or use:

Keep all medicines in their original childproof containers.

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