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childproof

or child-proof

[ chahyld-proof ]
/ ˈtʃaɪldˌpruf /
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adjective
resistant to being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child: a childproof medicine bottle.
made free of hazard for a child: a childproof home.
made safe from damage by children: a childproof living room free of breakable objects.
verb (used with object)
to make childproof: to childproof a home.
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Origin of childproof

First recorded in 1955–60; child + -proof
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