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child

[chīld]
(computer science)
An element that follows a given element in a data structure.
In object-oriented programming, a subclass.

child

child

(1) In database management, the data that is dependent on its parent. See parent-child.

(2) A component that is subordinate to a higher-level component. See child menu, child program and child window.

Child

(dreams)
Some people have reoccurring dreams about a small child, while others, from time to time, dream about unfamiliar children. The child in your dream could represent your inner self, or the child within. The dream could be based on childhood memories, and it may carry a specific message or bring up long-buried issues. On the other hand, the dream could simply be a pleasant memory. Children in dreams could symbolize a need and an eagerness to learn, simplicity, intuition, new endeavors, and many other positive attributes of childhood. Occasionally, the child in your dreams may be pointing to your own childish ways. Therefore, consider all of the details and the tone of the dream before making an interpretation.
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Law enforcement personnel also incur the burden of obtaining evidence for trials against MSBP perpetrators because officers generally have initial contact with victims and parents involved in child abuse.
Yet the exoneration of a falsely accused "father" does not mean that no child support will be paid; the real "culprit" can be pursued instead.
Preschool teachers and their colleagues in universities taught me that the child-centered teaching orientation they call developmentally appropriate practice is essential because the developmental reality of very young children is so variable from child to child, and mutable within each child from day to day, even moment to moment.
Includes sobering photographs of child workers throughout the world today, extensive discussion of the types of labor children are forced to perform in various countries, and research on the effects of work on the lives and health of exploited children.
Groups such as the National Coalition to End Racism in the American Child Care System, which was formed during the 1980s to address problems in the child welfare system and further policies to advance adoption, led to new policies on the federal level, including provisions for economic incentives to adoptive parents.
McLanahan and Carlson (2002) reported, in their findings from the Fragile Families Study, that 93% of the mothers in non-marital relationships wanted the father to be involved; two-thirds wanted the father involved in raising their child even when not romantically involved with the father at the time of birth.
Administrators may need to reduce the number of children in a class to adjust for the added physical and instructional accommodations needed for a child with a disability.
Despite the staggering number of child deaths and mistreatment of thousands of children, Sanders said the department's efforts have saved the lives of hundreds of children over the years.
When an older child is introduced to a group of adults, they simplify their language according to the child's verbal abilities.
The child suffers needlessly when the nonbiological partner is unable to establish a legal relationship, especially should the biological parent die or the relationship otherwise dissolve.
While playing the mommy, a child will confine her behaviors to a specific set of actions that fit the mommy role and will refrain from playing with other objects no matter how enticing if they do not fit that role.

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