Meaning of “grandparent” in the English Dictionary

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"grandparent" in British English

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grandparentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡræn.peə.rənt/ us /ˈɡræn.per.ənt/

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  • Are we prepared to give up meat every day and return to having it less frequently, like our grandparents did?
  • He’s playing outside at his grandparents’ house.
  • My grandparents’ house was only 100 meters from the beach.

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

"grandparent" in American English

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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)