how to pronounce child

/ˈtʃaɪld/

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child is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of child in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that for the relationship we have with our child it is sure that it is not very …”

meanings of child

noun:

  1. Alternative letter-case form of child often used when referring to God or another important child who is understood from context.
  2. (figuratively) A figurative offspring.
  3. One's direct descendant by birth, regardless of age; a son or daughter.
  4. A female child, a girl.
  5. Anything derived from or caused by something.
  6. Alternative form of childe (“youth of noble birth").
  7. A data item, process, or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another.
  8. A person who has not yet reached adulthood, whether natural (puberty), cultural (initiation), or legal (majority).
  9. A person considered a product of a place or culture, a member of a tribe or culture, regardless of age.
  10. The thirteenth Lenormand card.

verb:

  1. To give birth; to beget or procreate.

name:

  1. A surname​.

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