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Definition of step-parent in English:


A stepfather or stepmother.
Example sentences
  • Successful families may exhibit common strengths whether they are first-marriage couples, step-parents, or single parents of any racial or income group.
  • There are special programmes for adolescents, young adults and for single and step-parents, each geared for the different age needs.
  • In case you do want to know what your parents and step-parents were involved in, click here for a summary.

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