Examples of parentage in a Sentence
they were pleased that their son's girlfriend was of good parentage
Recent Examples of parentage from the Web
However, while Bran is (possibly) the only person alive who knows this piece of history, there may be another way for Jon to discover his true parentage.
Because of that, the legal standard is the state’s presumptive parentage law, which simply says a child is presumed to be the offspring of a man if he was married to the woman within 10 months of the child’s birth.
In particular, some same-sex couples may have to do more to prove their parentage.
The very fact of his mixed parentage, as Noah has noted, made his birth and existence illegal in his homeland.
This looks like the Winterfell crypts—perhaps Littlefinger just told Jon his true parentage?
Judge Diane S. Sykes of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago drew distinctions Monday between biological parentage and parental rights and which of the two should be represented on birth certificates.
Judge Diane S. Sykes drew distinctions between biological parentage and parental rights, and which of the two should be represented on birth certificates.
DNA and Unknown Parentage: An Adoption Case Study Genealogist Steven Parker lectures on how DNA can help in the search for birth parents.
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Origin and Etymology of parentage
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from parent
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
PARENTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parentage for English Language Learners
: a person's parents
PARENTAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of parentage for Students
: a line of ancestors
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