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foster care

Definition of foster care

  1. :  a situation in which for a period of time a child lives with and is cared for by people who are not the child's parents <The child was sent to foster care after his parents died.>



Word by Word Definitions

fosterplay
  1. :  affording, receiving, or sharing nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties

  1. :  to give parental care to :  nurture

    :  to promote the growth or development of :  encourage

careplay
  1. :  suffering of mind :  grief

    :  a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

    :  a cause for such anxiety

  1. :  to feel trouble or anxiety

    :  to feel interest or concern

    :  to give care


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