Definition of Early childhood

1. Noun. The early stage of growth or development.

Exact synonyms: Babyhood, Infancy
Generic synonyms: Time Of Life
Terms within: Oral Phase, Oral Stage
Derivative terms: Baby, Baby, Infant



Definition of Early childhood

1. Noun. A stage in human development, generally including toddlerhood and some time afterwards. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Early Childhood

earlships
early
early(a)
early-bound
early-morning hour
early-phase response
early-type star
early adopter
early adopters
early ambulation
early bath
early binding
early bird
early bird catches the worm
early birds
early childhood (current term)
early childhood education
early coral root
early day motion
early days
early deceleration
early development
early diastolic murmur
early door
early doors
early gene
early infantile autism
early innings
early labour
early latent syphilis

Literary usage of Early childhood

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Diarrheal Diseases of early childhood I have repeatedly in the preceding pages referred to the infections of the infant which lead to diarrheal diseases, ..."

2. Education Indicators: An International Perspective by Nancy Matheson, Laura H. Salganik, Richard P. Phelps, Marianne Perie (1997)
"In the United States, 29 percent of 3-year-olds were enrolled in an early childhood education program in 1992. In the G-7 countries for which data were ..."

3. Korea by Organization for Economic Cooperation An, OECD Staff, Oecd, Publi Oecd Published by Oecd Publishing (1998)
"THE EARLY CHiLDHOOD YEARS Discussion of early childhood education, not surprisingly, focuses on infants who are expected to benefit from it. ..."

4. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"JOHN LOVETT MORSE PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS, EMERITUS, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL CHRONIC INDIGESTION IN early childhood THIS little boy is twenty-five months old ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"HYPNAGOGIC IMAGES AND BI-VISION IN early childhood. A NOTE. By ALEXANDER F. AND ISABEL C. CHAMBERLAIN. The subject of this note is the daughter of the ..."

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