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grandparentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡræn.peə.rənt/  us   /-per.ənt/
A2 the ​father or ​mother of a person's ​father or ​mother

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(Definition of grandparent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grandparentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡrændˌpær·ənt, -ˌpeər-/
the ​father or ​mother of a person’s ​father or ​mother
(Definition of grandparent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grandparent”
in Arabic جَدّ, جَدّة…
in Korean 조부모…
in Portuguese avô, avó…
in Catalan avi, àvia…
in Japanese 祖父, 祖母, 祖父母…
in Chinese (Simplified) (外)祖父, (外)祖母…
in Turkish dede veya nine, büyük baba veya büyük anne…
in Russian дедушка, бабушка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (外)祖父, (外)祖母…
in Italian nonno, nonna…
in Polish dziadek, babcia, ≈ dziadkowie…
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