child support


Definition of CHILD SUPPORT

:  payment for the support of the children of divorced or separated parents while the children are minors or as otherwise legally required — compare alimony

First Known Use of CHILD SUPPORT



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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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