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parenting

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noun par·ent·ing \ˈper-ən-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of parenting

  • : the process of taking care of children until they are old enough to take care of themselves : the things that parents do to raise a child

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of parenting

  1. 1 :  the raising of a child by its parents

  2. 2 :  the act or process of becoming a parent

  3. 3 :  the taking care of someone in the manner of a parent

Examples of parenting in a sentence

  1. They share the responsibilities of parenting.

  2. <as the big day approaches, the expectant couple are starting to get worried about their fitness for parenting>



1958

First Known Use of parenting

1958


Medical Dictionary

parenting

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noun par·ent·ing \ˈpar-ənt-iŋ, ˈper-\

Medical Definition of parenting

  1. :  the raising of a child by its parents




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