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childproof

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

Definition of childproof

  1. 1 :  designed to prevent tampering or opening by children <childproof pill bottles>

  2. 2 :  made safe for children (as by safe storage of dangerous materials) <a childproof home>

1889

First Known Use of childproof

1889


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childproof

verb child·proof

Definition of childproof

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make childproof <childproof a house>

Examples of childproof in a sentence

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

1941

First Known Use of childproof

1941


CHILDPROOF Defined for English Language Learners

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childproof

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

Definition of childproof for English Language Learners

  • : made so that a child cannot open it

  • : made safe for children


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childproof

verb child·proof

Definition of childproof for English Language Learners

  • : to make (a place) safe for children


CHILDPROOF Defined for Kids

childproof

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adjective child·proof \ˈchīld-ˌprüf\

Definition of childproof for Students

  1. 1 :  made to prevent opening by children <a childproof bottle>

  2. 2 :  made safe for children <a childproof house>



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