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child

noun

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1 a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
  • an imaginative animated film that appeals to adults as well as to children

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2 a recently born person
  • wrapped the child in a blanket before taking him outside in the cold

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3 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
  • widespread stress is the child of the frenetic pace of the modern world

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The first known use of child was before the 12th century

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“Child.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/child. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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