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parentage

noun [U] uk   /ˈpeə.rən.tɪdʒ/ us    /ˈper.ən.t̬ɪdʒ/
When you refer to a person's parentage, you mean their parents and/or their parent's country and social class: The novel starts when a child of unknown parentage is left at the house of the local priest. She is of mixed Australian and Japanese parentage.
Translations of “parentage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出身,世系,家世…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出身,世系,家系…
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