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child

 
 
pronunciation:
chaIld
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part of speech: noun
inflections: children
definition: a young human.
The child held her mother's hand.
 
synonyms:
kid
antonyms:
adult, grownup
similar words:
baby, boy, girl, infant, junior, youth
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derivations: childless (adj.), childlessness (n.)
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  • childbirth:
    birth of a child.
  • childhood:
    the time of life when you are a child.
  • childish:
    acting like a child.
  • childless:
    having no children.
  • childlike:
    like or appropriate to a child.
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