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- adj. Abandoned
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of orphan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deprived of parents by death or desertion
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“Are you not the man they called Kingmaker, who took in orphaned princes and raised them to claim —”
Godofredo Arauzo of the blog Perú y Medio Ambiente [es] (Peru and the Environment) commented in 2007 about the petition to take precautionary measures in the region: “Our country's environment is more neglected and abandoned than a child orphaned from a father, mother and family.”
For years after the market has abandoned a failed standard, it still exists in orphaned products hoping for eventual resurrection.
Ms Furness is heading a campaign to eliminate the bureaucratic obstacles to adoption of overseas children whom she describes as orphaned, abandoned''.
Derivatives shell-game leaves mortgages "orphaned" -- stop paying ...
Can you read a sentence fragment, at the end of a long paragraph of grammatically correct sentences — a clause that’s been orphaned from the sentence it should be in, because the writer wants it to hit home — and judge that paragraph to be good prose, good writing, regardless of its breach of the “rules” of grammar?
Forever, meanwhile, is an extraordinarily long time — we’d be drowning in orphaned works.
He assumed she included in that term the orphaned children as well as her aunt — probably the governess and her child too, and more than likely the ferocious housekeeper, the half-wit lad, and all the rest of the odd retainers with whom she had surrounded herself.
But when it comes to millions of so-called orphaned works, Google's proposal went too far, Chin said.
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