toilet training
noun Date: 1940 the process of training a child to control bladder and bowel movements and to use the toilet • toilet train transitive verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Toilet training — Toilet training, or potty training, is the process of training a young child to use the toilet for urination and defecation. In Western countries it is usually started and completed between the ages of 12 months and three years [Paul, Pamela.… …   Wikipedia

  • toilet-training — toilet .training n [U] when you teach a child to use a toilet >toilet train v [T] >toilet trained adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toilet-training — ˈtoilet training ; noun uncountable Main entry: ↑toilet trainderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • toilet training — n. the training of a young child to control defecation and urination …   English World dictionary

  • toilet training — noun training a young child to use the toilet • Derivationally related forms: ↑toilet train • Hypernyms: ↑training, ↑preparation, ↑grooming * * * noun : the process of training a child to control bladder and bowel movements and to use …   Useful english dictionary

  • toilet training — N UNCOUNT Toilet training is the process of teaching a child to use the toilet. Syn: potty training …   English dictionary

  • toilet training — toilet train·ing .trān iŋ n the process of training a child to control bladder and bowel movements and to use the toilet toilet train .trān vt …   Medical dictionary

  • toilet-training — noun (U) the act of teaching a child to use a toilet toilet train verb (T) toilet trained adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toilet training — the training of a very young child to control and regulate bowel and bladder movements and use the toilet. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • toilet training — noun The act of training a young child to use the toilet to relieve himself, by urination and/or defecation …   Wiktionary

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