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in loco parentis

adjective [after verb], adverb uk   /ɪnˌləʊ.kəʊ.pəˈren.tɪs/  us   /-ˌloʊ.koʊ.pəˈren.t̬ɪs/ formal
being responsible for a child while the child's parents are absent: While children are in school, teachers are legally in loco parentis.
Translations of “in loco parentis”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對別人的孩子)代盡父母的責任…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对别人的孩子)代尽父母的责任…
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