in/into care

Definition of in/into care


  1. —used to describe children who are being cared for by a government organization because their parents have died or are unable to care for them properly The children had to be taken into care because of parental failure. The youngest child was in care for several years.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  suffering of mind :  grief

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

    :  a cause for such anxiety

  1. :  to feel trouble or anxiety

    :  to feel interest or concern

    :  to give care

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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