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childless

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchildlesschild‧less /ˈtʃaɪldləs/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BABY/HAVE A BABYhaving no childrenchildless couple/woman/marriage 🔊 It was a happy but childless marriage. 🔊 couples who deliberately remain childlesschildlessness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
childlessIn a recent survey, the IoD found that 43% of its female members were childless.Looking around the modern world, she was not encouraged; powerful men are often childless.Women who make partner are disproportionately unmarried or divorced, and childless.The woman Rebecca, my father's childless and rejected wife, haunts my early years.a childless coupleUntil now only single childless women aged 17-27 have been able to work as au pairs in Britain.childless couple/woman/marriageIt was a happy but childless marriage.It was on the outskirts of the village and belonged to an elderly, childless couple.When the embryo was found to be male the Mastertons gave it away to a childless couple.Until now only single childless women aged 17-27 have been able to work as au pairs in Britain.Like many childless couples, Bobbie and Philip Bernisch wanted a baby.Some believe that a childless woman had been driven away from her husband's home so that he could marry again.The threshold for childless couples under pensionable age was 57 percent above income support levels.
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