in loco parentis

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in lo·co pa·ren·tis

 (ĭn lō′kō pə-rĕn′tĭs)
adv.
In the position or place of a parent.

[Latin in locō parentis : in, in + locō : ablative of locus, place + parentis, genitive of parēns, parent.]
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in loco parentis

(ɪn ˈləʊkəʊ pəˈrɛntɪs)
(Education) in place of a parent: said of a person acting in a parental capacity
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in lo•co pa•ren•tis

(ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pɑˈrɛn tis; Eng. ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pəˈrɛn tɪs)

adv. Latin.
in the place or role of a parent.
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in loco parentis

- Latin for "in the place of a parent."
See also related terms for parent.
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in loco parentis

A Latin phrase meaning in the place of a parent, used to describe someone who takes on the responsibilities of a parent.
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Adv.1.in loco parentis - in place of the parents; "we had to punish this child in loco parentis"
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Translations

in loco parentis

advan Eltern statt
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in loco parentis

[ɪnˈləukəupəˈrɛntɪs] adv (frm) to be in loco parentisfare le veci dei genitori
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