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single parent

noun

  • he's/she's a single parent
    es un padre/una madre que cría a su(s) hijo(s) sin pareja
    (before noun) single-parent family
    Example sentences
    • 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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