parent child relationship definition, parent child relationship meaning | English dictionary




1    a father or mother  
2    a person acting as a father or mother; guardian  
3    Rare   an ancestor  
4    a source or cause  
a    an organism or organization that has produced one or more organisms or organizations similar to itself  
b    (as modifier)  
a parent organism     
6      (Physics, chem)  
a    a precursor, such as a nucleus or compound, of a derived entity  
b    (as modifier)  
a parent nucleus, a parent ion     
     (C15: via Old French from Latin parens parent, from parere to bring forth)  
  parenthood      n  

one-parent family  
      n   a household consisting of at least one dependent child and the mother or father, the other parent being dead or permanently absent  
parent company  
      n   a company that owns more than half the shares of another company  
parent metal  
      n     (Engineering, metallurgy)   the metal of components that are being welded by a molten filler metal  
parent teacher association  
      n   a social group of the parents of children at a school and their teachers formed in order to foster better understanding between them and to organize activities on behalf of the school,   (Abbrev.)    PTA  
single parent  
a    a person who has a dependent child or dependent children and who is widowed, divorced, or unmarried  
b    (as modifier)  
a single-parent family        (Also called (N.Z.))    solo parent  
solo parent  
      n     (N.Z)      the usual name for       single parent  
      n   a stepfather or stepmother  
  step-parenting      n  
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child pornography
customer relationship management
child care provided by foster parents
get seriously involved in a relationship
1 a conceited impertinent person 2 a mischievous child
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
enfant haï est toujours triste
celui qui n'a qu'un enfant n'en a aucun
a broad difference in values and attitudes between one and another especially between parents and their children
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
ce sont les enfants qui dancent en rond, ce sont les parents qui ont le vertige
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