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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A father or mother. Also: a living thing that has produced offspring.

Usage examples (37)
  • There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
  • And I used the term parent in the loosest sense of the word.
  • I'm not complaining at all, because being a parent is a full-time job.
  • What kind of parent is going to think, 'Well, maybe Eric's a mass murderer.' for more
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