Definition of parental controls noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


parental controls

BrE BrE//pəˌrentl kənˈtrəʊlz//
; NAmE NAmE//pəˌrentl kənˈtroʊlz//
[plural] (also parental lock
; NAmE
Watching TV
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a feature that is offered in some computer, mobile/cell phone and digital television services, that enables parents or other adults to control children’s access to material that is not suitable for them See related entries: Watching TV
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parental controls