Definition of surrogate mother noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


surrogate mother

BrE BrE//ˌsʌrəɡət ˈmʌðə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɜːrəɡət ˈmʌðər//
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a woman who gives birth to a baby for another woman who is unable to have babies herself Wordfinderadopt, child, family, generation, heir, in-laws, parent, relation, stepfamily, surrogate mother See related entries: Relations
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