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orphan
American English: /ˈɔrfən/
British English: /ˈɔːf(ə)n/

Translation of orphan in Spanish:

noun

transitive verb

  • (usually passive) she was orphaned at the age of two
    quedó huérfana a los dos años
    hundreds of children were orphaned by the accident
    el accidente dejó huérfanos a cientos de niños
    Example sentences
    • By the time he was a young teenager, he and his brother were orphaned, alone and destitute.
    • The boy who is an orphan was orphaned when his parents died in short succession in 1992.
    • He was orphaned at the age of nine, and got a job as a cabin boy, and through sheer hard graft, worked his way up the ranks.
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