in loco parentis(redirected from Loca Parentis)
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in lo·co pa·ren·tis(ĭn lō′kō pə-rĕn′tĭs)
In the position or place of a parent.
[Latin in locō parentis : in, in + locō : ablative of locus, place + parentis, genitive of parēns, parent.]
in loco parentis(ɪn ˈləʊkəʊ pəˈrɛntɪs)
(Education) in place of a parent: said of a person acting in a parental capacity
in lo•co pa•ren•tis(ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pɑˈrɛn tis; Eng. ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pəˈrɛn tɪs)
in the place or role of a parent.
in loco parentis- Latin for "in the place of a parent."
See also related terms for parent.
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.
|Adv.||1.||in loco parentis - in place of the parents; "we had to punish this child in loco parentis"|