in loco parentis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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in loco parentisadjective [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.
(Definition of in loco parentis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in loco parentis”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对别人的孩子)代尽父母的责任…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對別人的孩子)代盡父母的責任…
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