Definition of foster care
- The child was sent to foster care after his parents died.
: affording, receiving, or sharing nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties
: to give parental care to : nurture
: to promote the growth or development of : encourage
: suffering of mind : grief
: a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility
: a cause for such anxiety
: to feel trouble or anxiety
: to feel interest or concern
: to give care
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