♦ child

♦ child /tʃaɪld/
n. (pl. children)
1 bambino, bambina: a problem child, un bambino difficile; battered children, bambini maltrattati; foster child, bambino dato in affidamento; spoilt child, bambino viziato; unruly child, bambino indisciplinato; unborn child, bambino non ancora nato; DIALOGO-Lost child 2- We've lost one of the children, non troviamo uno dei bambini
2 (anche fig.) figlio, figlia: I have two married children, ho due figli sposati; She's an only child, è figlia unica
3 discendente; figlio
4 (fig.) sprovveduto; bambino: He's a child in money matters, è uno sprovveduto in materia di denaro
● (leg.) child abuse, maltrattamento di minore; abuso di minore □ (in GB) child benefit, assegno familiare (per figli a carico) □ child-centred, pedocentrico □ child-centred education, pedocentrismo □ (in GB) child guidance, assistenza psicologica e sociale ai minori □ (econ.) child labour, lavoro minorile □ child mortality, mortalità infantile (o minorile) □ child murder, infanticidio □ (comput.) child node, nodo figlio □ (fig.) the child of one's imagination, il prodotto della propria immaginazione □ child prodigy, bambino prodigio □ (leg.) child molester, pedofilo □ (leg.) child support, alimenti per i figli □ child-wife, moglie bambina □ children's home, istituto sociale per l'infanzia (per bambini disadattati, abbandonati, con famiglie disastrate, ecc.) □ children hospital, ospedale pediatrico □ children's wear, abiti per bambini; abbigliamento per bambini □ from a child, fin dall'infanzia; fin da piccolo □ (fam.) It's child's play, è un gioco da ragazzi □ (arc.) with child, incinta; in stato interessante: to get a girl with child, mettere incinta una ragazza.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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