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  • n. A person who is not a parent.


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non- +‎ parent


  • I note this as a nonparent, which is to say as a person who doesn't particularly give a damn about the children.

    The Texas Observer: In the Current Issue

  • I like the marsupialness of the sling, the idea, anyway, whatever that means from a nonparent.

    What to Buy Wednesday – Baby sling/carrier

  • The uncertainty about the future reminded me that a lot of the anxiety I felt stemmed from transitioning from clueless nonparent to clueless parent.

    With Love and Laughter, John Ritter

  • A similar consent from both parents must accompany the child traveling along or escorted by a nonparent.

    Taking Children / Grandchildren into Mexico

  • While one may dispute in an individual case whether it would be beneficial to a child to have continued contact with a nonparent, the Legislature did not in section 70 give such nonparent the opportunity to compel a fit parent to allow them to do so.

    Law In The Health and Human Services

  • This exclusivity has been entrapping for both married and unmarried, parent and nonparent.

    Farewell to the Family?

  • Sixty-four percent of parents and 59 percent of nonparent voters strongly support increased compensation for teachers based on performance, additional responsibilities, subject-matter expertise and placement in high-needs schools.

    The Seattle Times

  • But then there are the times when a nonparent really may NOT get it.

    Lead Stories from AOL

  • After all, the nonparent could also have spent her time mountain climbing or watching TV; so should she now be penalized because she doesn't have children?

    Crooked Timber

  • If you compare two job applications, and the nonparent has a stronger CV than the parent, then why should we hire the parent?

    Crooked Timber


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