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A young human being below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority.
n. 1) a person’s natural offspring. 2) a person 14 years and under. A “child” should be distinguished from a “minor” who is anyone under 18 in almost all states.
Although difficult to define in day-to-day usage, in English law a child is usually a person under 14 years of age.
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