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American English: /ˈpɛrən(t)ɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈpɛːr(ə)ntɪdʒ/


  • [formal]of humble/noble parentage
    de origen humilde/noble
    of unknown parentage
    de padres desconocidos
    Example sentences
    • Well his background, his parentage and his ancestry was Jewish.
    • In a smaller community, the members of a subculture - all four of them - would be known by name, background and parentage.
    • Chiluba's parentage and educational background are both in dispute.
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