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pe ruhnt

  • n  a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • n  an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained
  • v  bring up

  • When Ann told her parents about the African student at school, they invited him over for dinner.
  • If you could walk past the teachers' lounge and listen in, what sorts of stories would you hear? An Iowa high school counselor gets a call from a parent protesting the C her child .
  • A debate is raging over whether the parents and doctors of Ashley, a brain-damaged six-year-old, have the right to prevent her from maturing.
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  • Robert Byrd in Salon
    I ran the Senate like a stern parent,Byrd wrote in his memoir, "Child of the Appalachian Coalfields."
  • Sandra Bullock in
    She has said in interviews after the cheating scandal broke about James' involvement with Louis, "I will be adopting as a single parent. Anything else will be taken day by day."
  • Craig Venter in USA Today
    This is the first self-replicating cell we've had on the planet whose parent is a computer,team leader Craig Venter, of the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, Md., told reporters at the time.

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