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parenthood

[pair-uh nt-hoo d, par-] /ˈpɛər əntˌhʊd, ˈpær-/
noun
1.
the state, position, or relation of a parent.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; parent + -hood
Related forms
nonparenthood, noun
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