- natural parent.
See biological parent.
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natural parent — A real parent as distinguished from an adoptive parent or foster parent. The father of a child born out of wedlock … Ballentine's law dictionary
natural parent. — See biological parent … Useful english dictionary
parent — par·ent n 1 a: a person who begets or brings forth offspring; esp: the natural parents of a child born of their marriage ◇ The biological father of an illegitimate child is usu. not considered the child s parent absent a judicial determination of … Law dictionary
natural — nat|u|ral1 W1S2 [ˈnætʃərəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(nature)¦ 2¦(normal)¦ 3¦(behaviour)¦ 4¦(ability)¦ 5¦(relaxed)¦ 6¦(parent/child)¦ 7¦(real)¦ 8 natural justice/law 9¦(food)¦ 10¦(music)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ … Dictionary of contemporary English
natural — 1 adjective 1 NORMAL normal and what you would expect in a particular situation or at a particular time: Don t worry it s a perfectly natural reaction. | it s only natural spoken: It s only natural to be afraid sometimes. | it is natural for sb… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
natural — [[t]næ̱tʃərəl[/t]] ♦♦ naturals 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf/that If you say that it is natural for someone to act in a particular way or for something to happen in that way, you mean that it is reasonable in the circumstances. It is… … English dictionary
Natural-born citizen — is a term used in some countries to describe a certain kind of citizenship in terms of a requirement for eligibility to serve as head of state of a given country. It is mentioned in the United States Constitution as a requirement for the… … Wikipedia
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