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foster mother/father/parents

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfoster mother/father/parentsfoster mother/father/parentsFAMILYthe people who foster a child It is sometimes difficult to find suitable foster parents. foster
Examples from the Corpus
foster mother/father/parentsNews of the deal caused outrage in Britain, and Flintshire social services placed the girls with foster parents.The children went into voluntary care in June 1991 and were placed together with foster parents.The sisters were separated, Lore working as a maid and the others going to foster parents.By then, the girl had been put into the temporary care of foster parents by Wirral Council.On that occasion, they returned to Berkeley with a coachload of other would-be foster parents empty-handed.His foster parents say they're giving him a break from events back home.Richard had been passed from one set of foster parents to another until he was ten.The girl, who was with foster parents, wanted her family re-united.
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