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English definition of “parent”

parent

noun [C] (MOTHER/FATHER)    /ˈpeə.rənt/ US  /ˈper.ənt/
A1 a mother or father of a person or an animal : I'm going to meet Richard's parents for the first time this weekend .Parents and children
(Definition of parent noun (MOTHER/FATHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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