Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 16:50

co-parent

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NounEdit

co-parent (plural co-parents)

  1. someone who shares in the parenting of a child or children, such as:
    a.   a godparent
    b.   a divorced or separated parent that shares custody with the other parent.
    c.   a parent in a same-sex couple
    • 2006, Richard S. Kitchen, Sylvia Celedon-pattichis, Julie Depree, Jonathan Brinkerhoff, Mathematics education at highly effective schools that serve the poor, page 144:
      teacher's roles need to be as co-parents

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VerbEdit

co-parent (third-person singular simple present co-parents, present participle co-parenting, simple past and past participle co-parented)

  1. to act as a co-parent, to share custody of a child or children, to share in the responsibility of parenting a child or children

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