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The center has places for 30 children.
The movie is not suitable for young children.
He can't understand – he's just a child.
a child car seat
new programs to address the problem of child poverty
a child actor
All of our children are grown and married.
They're expecting their second child in May.
a selfish, materialistic child of the '80s
fertility treatment for couples who can't have children
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English version of definition of child
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the path that is taken by an object moving around a larger object in space
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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American definition of child from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.