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Meaning of “one-parent family” in the English Dictionary

"one-parent family" in British English

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one-parent familynoun [C]

uk   /ˌwʌn.peə.rəntˈfæm.əl.i/  us   /-per.ənt-/ (also single-parent family)
a ​family that ​includes either a ​mother or a ​father but not both
(Definition of one-parent family from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “one-parent family”
in Chinese (Simplified) 单亲家庭…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單親家庭…
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