in the care of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the care of

: being looked after by
  • The boys were in the care of their grandparents.

Word by Word Definitions

care play
  1. : suffering of mind : grief

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

  3. : a cause for such anxiety

  1. : to feel trouble or anxiety

  2. : to feel interest or concern

  3. : to give care


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