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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The descendants of one individual; The kinship relation of an offspring to the mother and father; The state of being a mother or father.

Usage examples (35)
  • The results of these experiments are in no way diagnostic, nor can they be used to determine parentage or sibling relationships.
  • In chambers today in Los Angeles, the judge presiding over this case decided that he, in fact, has jurisdiction over what he calls parentage issues.
  • One of the bonus side effects of toxic parentage is a lack of childhood memories, so paper images also function as tangible proof of an events you can't recall.
  • When he shows reservations in embarking on an affair with her, she points out to him that as an illegitimate son, his parentage is uncertain, to which Spurio agrees. for more
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