Definition of single parent in English:

single parent

Line breaks: sin¦gle par¦ent


  • A person bringing up a child or children without a partner: [as modifier]: single-parent families
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    • The step-family may solve the poverty risks that haunt the single-parent family.
    • In single-parent families or families where both parents are at sea, the children are signed over to a guardian.
    • Young women who have children out of wedlock are much less likely to marry as they age and much more likely to bring up their children in a single-parent family.

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