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child·proof

childproof

 
pronunciation:
chaIld pruf
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: made or arranged so as to be free from potential damage by children or from hazardous misuse by them.
We keep our medicines in childproof containers.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: childproofs, childproofing, childproofed
definition: to make safe from damage by children or from hazardous misuse by them.
She childproofs the living room by keeping breakable objects out of reach.