childrenswear chil‧drens‧wear [ˈtʆɪldrənzˌweə ǁ -ˌwer] noun [uncountable]
clothes for children; used especially in shops and manufacturing:

• She makes childrenswear under her own label "Ruff ’n Tumble".

• the childrenswear department

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childrenswear UK US /ˈtʃɪldrənzweər/ noun [U]
COMMERCE used in stores, advertising, etc. to refer to clothes for children: »

It is a large department store that carries ladieswear, menswear, and childrenswear.

See also MENSWEAR(Cf. ↑menswear), WOMENSWEAR(Cf. ↑womenswear)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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