Definition of single parent noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


single parent

BrE BrE//ˌsɪŋɡl ˈpeərənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪŋɡl ˈperənt//
Raising children
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a person who takes care of their child or children without a husband, wife or partner a single-parent family See related entries: Raising children
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: single parent