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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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n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
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 leave 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.]
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe

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