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child

noun [C]
 
 
/tʃaɪld/ ( plural children)
YOUNG PERSON A1 a young person who is not yet an adult: an eight-year-old child How many children are there in your class?Young people
SON/DAUGHTER A1 someone's son or daughter, also when they are adults: Both our children have grown up and moved away. →  See also only child Family relations in generalChildren and babies
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