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

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"one-parent family" in British English

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one-parent familynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwʌn.peə.rənt ˈfæm.əl.i/ us /ˌwʌn.per.ənt ˈfæm.əl.i/ 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)

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