Definition of birth parent in English:

birth parent

Line breaks: birth par¦ent

noun

  • A biological as opposed to an adoptive parent.
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    • 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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