childproof

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child·proof

(chīld'prūf)
Denotes packaging designed to prevent injury to children, refers particularly to medicines and household chemicals.

childproof

Designed to prevent injury to children; used esp. of medicine containers that children cannot open.
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Children's regular car seat use increased their odds of being in excellent health by 80 percent, and living in a childproofed home increased their odds of being in excellent health by 130 percent.
Yet, while most parents had childproofed cabinets, put up safety gates and locked poisons away, fewer had installed extra smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
5 million kids are killed or injured every year in accidents, most of which could be avoided if more homes were properly childproofed.