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ˈtʃɪl drənchil·dren

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Wiktionary

  1. childrennoun

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

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

  2. childrennoun

    More than one young person, or none.

    There are no children absent from classes today

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

  3. childrennoun

    Members of a tribe.

    The children of Israel

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

  4. childrennoun

    Things or abstractions derived from or caused by something.

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

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

  5. childrennoun

    Plural form of child.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Children

    of Child

  2. Childrennoun

    pl. of Child

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Julius Robert Oppenheimer:

    There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.

  2. Gul Hammad Farooqi:

    I was thrown from one side of the road to the other by the strength of the earthquake. I’ve never experienced anything like it, there is a great deal of destruction here, and my house has collapsed, but thankfully my children and I escaped.

  3. Dinabandhu Das:

    With parents away, young girls and boys are soft targets to lure into trafficking. We could only rescue a tiny fraction of the total number of children trafficked over the past five years.

  4. Tricia Ferrara:

    Keeping to routine is the best way to reassure children about the safety of their immediate world.

  5. Malawi Madonna:

    We will ensure that not only will it be a world-class children's hospital, but also a superior center of learning. This is as much about healing as it is about empowerment.

Images & Illustrations of children

  1. childrenchildrenchildrenchildrenchildren

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