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: Alternative letter-case form of child often used when referring to God or another important child who is understood from context. (figuratively) A figurative offspring. One's direct descendant by birth, regardless of age; a son or daughter. A female child, a girl. Anything derived from or caused by something. Alternative form of childe (“youth of noble birth"). A data item, process, or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another. A person who has not yet reached adulthood, whether natural (puberty), cultural (initiation), or legal (majority). A person considered a product of a place or culture, a member of a tribe or culture, regardless of age. The thirteenth Lenormand card. verb: To give birth; to beget or procreate. words with pronunciation similar to child words that rhyme with child Did this page help you?