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childproof

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adjective child·proof \ ˈchīl(d)-ˌprüf \

Definition of childproof

1 :designed to prevent tampering or opening by children
  • childproof pill bottles
2 :made safe for children (as by safe storage of dangerous materials)
  • a childproof home

First Known Use of childproof

1889


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childproof

verb

Definition of childproof

transitive verb
:to make childproof
  • childproof a house

Examples of childproof in a Sentence

  1. The article has tips on how to childproof a home.

First Known Use of childproof

1941


CHILDPROOF Defined for English Language Learners

childproof

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adjective

Definition of childproof for English Language Learners

  • : made so that a child cannot open it

  • : made safe for children


childproof

verb

Definition of childproof for English Language Learners

  • : to make (a place) safe for children


CHILDPROOF Defined for Kids

childproof

play
adjective child·proof \ ˈchīld-ˌprüf \

Definition of childproof for Students

1 :made to prevent opening by children
  • a childproof bottle
2 :made safe for children
  • a childproof house


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