HyperDic: foster-parent

English > 1 sense of the word foster-parent:
NOUNperson foster-parent, foster parenta person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
English > foster-parent: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child.
Synonymfoster parent
Narrowerfoster-father, foster fatherA man who is a foster parent
foster-mother, foster motherA woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishadoptador, adoptante
Catalanadoptant

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