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foster parent

Definition of foster parent

  1. :  a person who cares for a child who is not his or her biological child

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  one that begets or brings forth offspring

    :  a person who brings up and cares for another

    :  an animal or plant that is regarded in relation to its offspring

  1. :  to be or act as the parent of :  originate, produce

    :  to be or act as a parent

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a dwelling place or home

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