Definition of custodial
- nursing and custodial care
- the custodial parent
Her mother is the custodial parent.
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law : having the responsibility for taking care of a child : having custody of a child
: relating to the care of a building, equipment, or land
law : involving punishment that requires a criminal to spend time in a prison
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