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  • n. An adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a foster mother or foster father.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child

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