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Related to parental: Parental responsibility, Parental alienation

pa·ren·tal

 (pə-rĕn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a parent.
2. Genetics Of or designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.

pa·ren′tal·ly adv.

parental

(pəˈrɛntəl)
adj
1. of or relating to a parent or parenthood
2. (Genetics) genetics designating the first generation in a line, which gives rise to all succeeding (filial) generations
paˈrentally adv

pa•ren•tal

(pəˈrɛn tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a parent.
2. proper to or characteristic of a parent.
3. Genetics. pertaining to the sequence of generations preceding the filial generation, each generation being designated by a P followed by a subscript number indicating its place in the sequence.
[1615–25; < Latin]
pa•ren′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.parental - designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
filial - designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
2.parental - relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parentparental - relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"
filial - relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring; "filial respect"
Translations
نِسبَة إلى الوالِدَين
rodičovský
forældre-
szülõi
foreldra-
rodičovský
anne/babayla ilgili

parental

[pəˈrentl]
A. ADJ [care etc] → de los padres
B. CPD parental authority Npatria potestad f
parental guidance Nlos consejos de los padres

parental

[pəˈrɛntəl] adj [control, responsibility, love, consent] → parental(e)parental leave ncongé m parentalparent body n [organization] → institution f mèreparent company nmaison f mèreparent group n [company] → société f mère

parental

adj care, guidance etcelterlich attr; parental choiceWahlfreiheit fder Eltern, elterliche Wahl; the parental homedas Elternhaus; parental leaveElternzeit f

parental

[pəˈrɛntl] adjdei genitori (Bio) → parentale

parent

(ˈpeərənt) noun
1. one of the two persons etc (one male and one female) who are jointly the cause of one's birth.
2. a person with the legal position of a mother or father eg by adoption.
ˈparentage (-tidʒ) noun
family or ancestry. a man of unknown parentage.
parental (pəˈrentl) adjective
parental responsibility.
ˈparenthood noun
the state of being a parent.

parental

adj parental
References in classic literature ?
As the thoughts of those who are in misery seldom slumber, and the invention is never more lively than when it is stimulated by hope, however feeble and remote, he had even imagined that the parental feelings of Munro were to be made instrumental in seducing him from his duty to the king.
One must make allowances for a parental instinct that has been starving for twenty-five or thirty years.
The master is fre- quently compelled to sell this class of his slaves, out of deference to the feelings of his white wife; and, cruel as the deed may strike any one to be, for a man to sell his own children to human flesh-mongers, it is often the dictate of humanity for him to do so; for, unless he does this, he must not only whip them himself, but must stand by and see one white son tie up his brother, of but few shades darker com- plexion than himself, and ply the gory lash to his naked back; and if he lisp one word of disapproval, it is set down to his parental partiality, and only makes a bad matter worse, both for himself and the slave whom he would protect and defend.
This, par parenthese, will be thought cool language by persons who entertain solemn doctrines about the angelic nature of children, and the duty of those charged with their education to conceive for them an idolatrous devotion: but I am not writing to flatter parental egotism, to echo cant, or prop up humbug; I am merely telling the truth.
Vanstone's shoulders -- and then moderated his neighbor's parental enthusiasm from the point of view of an impartial spectator.
Micawber told us, that when he heard her sing the first one, on the first occasion of his seeing her beneath the parental roof, she had attracted his attention in an extraordinary degree; but that when it came to Little Tafflin, he had resolved to win that woman or perish in the attempt.
Then, he melted into parental tenderness, and gave them a shilling apiece and told them to go and play; and then as they went out, with one very strong effort to lift himself up by the hair he dismissed the hopeless subject.
A weaver who finds hard words in his hymn-book knows nothing of abstractions; as the little child knows nothing of parental love, but only knows one face and one lap towards which it stretches its arms for refuge and nurture.
Unwilling to be found engaged in his hellish occupation, the savage Baron gave the slaves a signal to restore Isaac's garment, and, quitting the dungeon with his attendants, he left the Jew to thank God for his own deliverance, or to lament over his daughter's captivity, and probable fate, as his personal or parental feelings might prove strongest.
By the power of filial reverence and parental affection, individual existence is extended beyond the limits of individual life, and the happiness of every age is chained in mutual dependence upon that of every other.
Once subjected to the chromatic taint, every parental and every childish Circle would demoralize each other.
But this counts for little among the green Martians, as parental and filial love is as unknown to them as it is common among us.

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