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anchor baby

Syllabification: an·chor ba·by

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Definition of anchor baby in English:

noun

offensive
Used to refer to a child born to a noncitizen mother in a country which has birthright citizenship, especially when viewed as providing an advantage to family members seeking to secure citizenship or legal residency.

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