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Definition of parental controls noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

parental controls

 noun
noun
 
[plural] (also parental lock [countable])
 
 
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a feature that is offered in some computer, 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
parental control adjective [only before noun]
 
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parental control software
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: parental controls