Definition of parenthood in English:

parenthood

Syllabification: par·ent·hood
Pronunciation: /ˈpe(ə)rəntˌho͝od, ˈpar-
 
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noun

  • The state of being a parent and the responsibilities involved: high rates of single parenthood
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    • Voting for this bill is not a vote for motherhood, or parenthood, or fatherhood - it is not.
    • However unusual her mother's approach to parenthood, it paid off.
    • The organisation also warns that parenthood forces mothers into low paid jobs or to give up work altogether.
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