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ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

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  1. childrennoun

    More than one son or daughter, or none. Offspring.

  2. childrennoun

    More than one young person, or none.

    There are no children absent from classes today

  3. childrennoun

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

  4. childrennoun

    Things or abstractions derived from or caused by something.

    Poverty, disease, and despair are the children of war.

  5. childrennoun

    Plural form of child.

  6. Etymology: From children, alteration of earlier childre, from cildru, cildra, plural of cild, equivalent to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Childrennoun

    pl. of Child


  1. Children

    "Children" is a song by Italian trance composer Robert Miles, released in November 1995 as the lead single from his album Dreamland. The song is Miles' most successful single, being certified Gold and Platinum in several countries and it reached number one in more than 12 countries. Miles created several remixes himself with an additional remix by Tilt.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. children

    Exquisite caskets of flesh that hold the scrolls of all our deeds.

Editors Contribution

  1. children

    Plural form of the word child.

    The children were so beautiful to watch playing as they are so kind and loving.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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  1. children

    Song lyrics by children -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by children on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'children' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #170

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'children' in Written Corpus Frequency: #285

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of children in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of children in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of children in a Sentence

  1. Gianni Infantino:

    We are all, as well, volunteers, maybe not at the World Cup, because we have a job, but as soon as we go back home we drive our children to their football or basketball tournaments and we help selling drinks, preparing sausages, or helping in the restaurants.

  2. Pediatrics President Dr. Sally Goza:

    To control this virus, so that we can safely re-open schools and resume activities that allow children to be healthy and happy, we need the ability to conduct widespread testing and collect more information -- not less.

  3. Natasha Taylor-Stoudamire:

    I cant even comprehend how Donald Watkins Sr. and Jr. can take money from me or the rest the victims that were trying to have generational wealth for our childrens children.

  4. Purvi Raniga:

    When we show selfless love and kindness to our children, they become more compassionate individuals and kindness reflects in their behaviour naturally.

  5. Peter De Vries:

    The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

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    • A. pecuniary
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    • C. sesquipedalian
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