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birth parent Syllabification: birth par·ent

Definition of birth parent in English:


A biological as opposed to an adoptive parent.
Example sentences
  • Here, the aim is to redraw the family's boundaries by substituting a new parent or parents for a birth parent, while preserving the child's ties with one side of her family tree.
  • Sometimes a birth parent will accuse the foster parents of harming the child.
  • I liken it to someone trying to find their birth parent, you just want to know.
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