Definition of one-parent family noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

one-parent family

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(also lone-parent family) Raising children, Family background
 
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a family in which the children live with one parent rather than two see also single parent See related entries: Raising children, Family background
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: one-parent family