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children

  

      n      the plural of       child  


Children's Panel  
      n   (in Scotland) a group of representatives of relevant agencies, with the power to deal with a child under sixteen who is in criminal or family trouble. Its hearings are private and replace most of the functions of juvenile courts  
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exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
n.
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
v.
to dress up as somebody or something, as a children's game
n.
a broad difference in values and attitudes between one and another especially between parents and their children
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
[Psych.]
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]

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