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step-

prefix uk   us   /step-/
being of the stated relationship to someone through the previous marriage of their husband or wife, or through their mother or father marrying again: stepfather stepmother stepchildren
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  • I have a step-son who is 12.
  • My step-daughter recently came to live with us.
(Definition of step- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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