early childhood

early childhood
noun
the early stage of growth or development (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑infancy, ↑babyhood
Derivationally related forms: ↑baby (for: ↑babyhood), ↑infant (for: ↑infancy)
Hypernyms: ↑time of life
Part Meronyms: ↑oral stage, ↑oral phase

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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