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Etymology

From Old English ċild.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
child

Plural
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  1. A son or daughter.
    Her child is in 1st grade.
  2. An unborn or young person, a minor, especially one who has not yet entered into puberty.
    That child is up to no good.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Some object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another object.
    The child node then stores the actual data of the parent node.

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An unborn or young person, a minor, especially one who has not yet entered into puberty

  • 1989: "The child, by reason of his physical and mental immaturity, needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth." — United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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