co-parent

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co-parent (plural co-parents)

  1. Someone who shares in the parenting of a child or children, such as:
    a godparent
    a divorced or separated parent who shares custody with the other parent.
    a parent in a same-sex couple
    • 2006, Richard S. Kitchen, Sylvia Celedon-pattichis, Julie Depree, Jonathan Brinkerhoff, Mathematics education at highly effective schools that serve the poor, page 144:
      teacher's roles need to be as co-parents

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co-parent (third-person singular simple present co-parents, present participle co-parenting, simple past and past participle co-parented)

  1. to act as a co-parent, to share custody of a child or children, to share in the responsibility of parenting a child or children

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