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parent

noun [C]  us   /ˈpeər·ənt, ˈpær-/
a person who gives birth to or raises a child: His parents live in New York. biology A parent is also any animal or plant that produces another.
parental
adjective [not gradable]  us   /pəˈren·təl/
parental guidance
parenthood
noun [U]  us   /ˈpeər·əntˌhʊd, ˈpær-/
Just barely newlyweds, they now have to confront the harsh realities of parenthood.
Translations of “parent”
in Arabic أحَد الوالدين…
in Korean 부모…
in Malaysian ibu atau bapa, ibu atau bapa angkat…
in French père (ou) mère, père adoptif (ou) mère adoptive…
in Turkish anne baba, ebeveynler…
in Italian genitore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 父親, 母親…
in Russian родитель…
in Polish rodzic…
in Vietnamese cha, mẹ, cha mẹ nuôi…
in Spanish padre, madre…
in Portuguese pai, mãe…
in Thai พ่อแม่, ผู้ปกครอง…
in German der Elternteil…
in Catalan mare, pare…
in Japanese 親…
in Indonesian orangtua…
in Chinese (Simplified) 父亲, 母亲…
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