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[ chil-druhn ]


  1. plural of child.


/ ˈtʃɪldrən /


  1. the plural of child

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Example Sentences

Not only are they teaching their children survival skills—they’re passing on their culture.

From Time

Ever since 1979, the year when Beijing implemented the one-child policy, the state has dictated the number of children families can have according to China’s economic needs at different times.

From Quartz

It’s not perfect, but it can help families intentionally balance screen time with the exercise, outdoor play, and real-life social interactions that are vital to childrens’ well-being.

Last week, Pfizer began testing its vaccine in children ages 6 months to 11 years.

Right now, Pfizer and BioNTech are doing trials in children ages 12 to 15, and are currently planning their next trials on younger kids.

The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.

Professor Penelope Leach told The Daily Beast it was ludicrous to monitor young children in that way.

Haringey Council told The Daily Beast that the children had not been taken permanently into state care.

We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.

Indeed, study after study affirms the benefits of involved fatherhood for women and children.

The same outpourings of affection are seen in the dealings of children with their toy babies and animals.

The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.

And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.

For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.

There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.


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