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noun [countable/uncountable] American English pronunciation: childhood /ˈtʃaɪldˌhʊd/ 
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  1. the time of your life when you are a child

    We spent our childhood in a small town in the mountains.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] connected with childhood

      happy childhood memories

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