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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (intended for children)
a. children's
Este canal tiene muchos programas infantiles.This channel has many children's programs.
2. (immature)
a. childish
Su comportamiento es demasiado infantil.His behavior is too childish.
b. infantile
¡Su actitud es tan infantil!Her attitude is so infantile!
3. (used to refer to illness)
a. childhood
El cáncer infantil tiene diferentes síntomas y tratamientos.Childhood cancer has different symptoms and treatments.
b. infantile
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
El hospital se especializa en enfermedades infantiles.The hospital specializes in infantile diseases.
4. (early years)
a. child
La población infantil está disminuyendo cada año.The child population is decreasing each year.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (para niños)
a. children's
psicología infantilchild psychology
2. (inmaduro)
a. infantile, childish
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1 [+educación, población, prostitución, psicología] child; [+sonrisa, mirada] childish; childlike; [+enfermedad] children's; childhood; [+hospital, libro, programa] children's; [+mortalidad] infant; child
una fiesta infantil (de) tamaño infantil
2 childish; infantile
su actitud me parece muy infantil lo más bonito de su cara era su mirada infantil aún conservaba la sonrisa infantil
3 (Dep) youth
Podrán participar los alumnos de EGB de Pontevedra divididos en dos categorías :[alevines] (de 11 y 12 años) e [infantiles] (13 y 14). VII circuito de carreras populares Villa de Fuengirola. Categoría benjamín, alevín e [infantil] (siempre sobre 3 km) y de cadete sénior y tres de mayores.
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