foster care

noun
the raising or supervision of foster children, as orphans or delinquents, in an institution, group home, or private home, usually arranged through a government or social-service agency that provides remuneration for expenses.
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Example sentences
One has been adopted, and another dog is one step closer in foster care.
Foster care funds don't cover parents' bills, report says.
The majority of rescued dogs are placed in foster care.
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