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  • adj. Not parental.


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non- +‎ parental


  • There is no authentic nonparental role for him in between, no option of being a multifaceted adult.

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  • These administrators point out that kids who have learned to connect with nonparental adults fare much better in college than those who depend solely on their parents for assistance.

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  • "Further expenditures would be used to subsidize a dynamic new trend of working women and feminists that is ultimately detrimental to the family by entrenching status-quo of nonparental primary nurture of children," he wrote.

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  • Some conservatives argue that any bill that provides for nonparental child care is by definition bad for kids.

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  • Three quarters of all preschool children of working mothers are in nonparental child care, according to a study released last week by the Urban Institute.

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  • Among all abused children, those abused by their birth parents were about equally likely to have been abused by mothers as by fathers (50% and 58%, respectively), but those abused by other parents, parent-substitutes, or other, nonparental perpetrators were much more likely to be abused by males (80 to 90% by males versus 14 to 15% by females).

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  • Though Chex loved him overwhelmingly, she knew, somewhere in the nonparental reaches of her mind, that he was, after all, only a winged centaur tike his parents.

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  • She acknowledged delegating too much to Juan when he was younger—and having a nonparental, siblinglike or marital relationship with him in the immediate past, considering him the man of the household.

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  • In 2005, more than two-thirds of children in the United States who were under five required nonparental child care, a vast majority of whom received care in a child care setting. - latest science and technology news stories

  • "T.ese findings are important for abandoned and abused or neglected children around the world who receive nonparental care," according to Anna T. Smyke, associate professor of clinical psychiatry at T.lane University School of Medicine, the study's lead author.

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