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co-parent

[n. koh-pair-uh nt, -par-, koh-pair-, -par-; v. koh-pair-uh nt, -par-] /n. ˈkoʊˌpɛər ənt, -ˌpær-, koʊˈpɛər-, -ˈpær-; v. koʊˈpɛər ənt, -ˈpær-/
noun
1.
a divorced or separated parent who shares equally with the other parent in the custody and care of a child.
verb (used with object)
2.
to share equally with another parent in the care of (a child).
verb (used without object)
3.
to act as a co-parent.
Also, coparent.
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Examples for co-parent
  • Begin building your co-parent now, before the children get any older and you get any busier.
  • It has had great success stabilizing those families and helping them learn to co-parent effectively.
  • They should be transitioning into the community or near to the children and co-parent in order for the services to be utilized.

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