foster-parent

foster parent

noun
a foster father or foster mother.
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foster-parent

noun
a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child 
foster parent

noun
a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child [syn: foster-parent
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