foster father


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foster father

n
(Law) a man who looks after or brings up a child or children as a father, in place of the natural or adoptive father
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Noun1.foster father - a man who is a foster parent
father figure, father surrogate - a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
foster parent, foster-parent - a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
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With it had he slain Tublat, his fierce foster father, and Bolgani, the gorilla.
He was sentenced to death when he was convicted on June 28, 2013 of violently robbing his foster father William Mulready.
Summary: Washington DC [United States], January 13 (ANI): The American foster father of an adopted three-year-old Indian girl, whose body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home, has been charged with murder.
These girls are like my daughters, I am a like a foster father to them, it gives me a lot of joy to see them happy.
The supervisor lifted through a pile of forms that had turned yellow through age and found that her foster father Chang Hung-chi and foster mother Kuo Ching-ching are still providing foster care.
According to court records, Kevin Adams' foster father, Robert Adams, called 911 at 8:43 p.
Houston: Police in the US on Monday found the body of a child in a culvert, which they say is "most likely" that of a three-year-old Indian girl who went missing over two weeks ago when her foster father sent her outside alone late in the night as punishment for not drinking her milk.
In the promo video, Simone's foster father Otis (Darius McCrary) shows up to the group's performance looking for her.
He continued: "The girl said that her foster father was threatening her badly and his wife would give her a lot of housework to do.
One night, the foster father threw her doll, a gift from Rider, into the fire.
A FOSTER father was yesterday jailed for four years for sexually abusing a young girl placed in his care.
Peter Likins "Coyote Speaks--Cross Country Run" captures the plight of Kit Coyote traumatized by the beating, verbal abuse, and hatred of Jake Durkins his foster father.