Definition of “single parent” - English Dictionary

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“single parent” in British English

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single parentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəl ˈpeə.rənt/ us /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəl ˈper.ənt/ UK also lone parent

B1 someone who has a child or children but no husband, wife, or partner who lives with them

(Definition of “single parent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)