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

 

parental controls

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pəˌrentl kənˈtrəʊlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pəˌrentl kənˈtroʊlz//
 
[plural](also parental lock
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[countable]
)
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