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child·proof

 (chīld′pro͞of′)
adj.
1. Designed to resist tampering by young children: a childproof aspirin bottle.
2. Made safe for young children, as by the removal or alteration of potential hazards: a childproof kitchen.
tr.v. child·proofed, child·proof·ing, child·proofs
To make childproof: childproof a house.

childproof

(ˈtʃaɪldpruːf) or

child proof

adj
designed to eliminate or minimize hazards to children

child′proof`

or child′-proof`,



adj.
1. incapable of being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child.
2. made free of hazard for a child.
v.t.
3. to make childproof.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.childproof - make safe against children; "childproof the apartment"
proof - make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Translations

childproof

[ˈtʃaɪldˌpruːf] ADJa prueba de niños
child-proof (door) lockcerradura f de seguridad para niños

childproof

child proof [ˈtʃaɪldpruːf] adj
childproof lock → sécurité f enfantchild psychologist npsychologue mf pour enfantschild rearing néducation f des enfants

childproof

adj a prueba de niños
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