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Made safe for babies or young children; childproof.
tr.v. ba·by·proofed, ba·by·proof·ing, ba·by·proofs
To make safe for babies or young children; childproof: babyproofed the nursery.
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made safe for babies to come into contact with
vb (tr)
to make (something) babyproof
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or child′-proof`,

1. incapable of being opened, tampered with, or operated by a child.
2. made free of hazard for a child.
3. to make childproof.
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New toys may include tiny parts that might not be safe for a younger sibling, and grandma's house may not be as "babyproofed" as your own.
Right before I left South Carolina, I babyproofed my apartment, plugging outlets, hooking plastic locks onto cabinets, rolling up blind cords, gating the stairs.
What I mean by that is that whatever new drink we implement need to be 'babyproofed' - every bartender needs to be able to add their own personal flair without ruining the drink and making it taste like baby aspirin."