Definitions for childhoodˈtʃaɪld hʊd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the state or period of being a child.
the early stage in the existence of something.
Origin of childhood:
the time of person's life when they are a child
the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a time when sb is a child
an unhappy childhood; childhood dreams
The state of being a child.
The time during which one is a child, from between infancy and puberty.
The early stages of development of something.
Origin: From childhod, from cildhad, from cild + -had, equivalent to .
the state of being a child; the time in which persons are children; the condition or time from infancy to puberty
children, taken collectively
the commencement; the first period
Childhood is the age span ranging from birth to adolescence. According to Piaget's theory of cognitive development, childhood consists of two stages: preoperational stage and concrete operational stage. In developmental psychology, childhood is divided up into the developmental stages of toddlerhood, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. Various childhood factors could affect a person's attitude formation.
Translations for childhood
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the state or time of being a child
Her childhood was a time of happiness.
- طُفولَه، سِن الطُّفولَهArabic
- infânciaPortuguese (BR)
- die KindheitGerman
- παιδική ηλικίαGreek
- دوران بچگیFarsi
- masa kanak-kanakIndonesian
- zaman kanak-kanakMalay
- دوران بچگیPersian
- ماشومتوب، كوچنيوالى، وړكتوبPashto
- çocukluk (dönemi)Turkish
- 童年Chinese (Trad.)
- بچپن ، طفلیUrdu
- thời thơ ấuVietnamese
- 童年Chinese (Simp.)
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