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The condition of being born to parents not married to each other.
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archaic the condition of being a bastard; illegitimacy
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bas•tar•dy(ˈbæs tər di)
1. the state of being a bastard; illegitimacy.
2. the act of begetting a bastard.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]
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the condition of being a bastard.See also: Children
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|Noun||1.||bastardy - the status of being born to parents who were not married|
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The condition of being of illegitimate birth:
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bastardy[ˈbɑːstədɪ] N (Jur) → bastardía f
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n (form) → Unehelichkeit f; bastardy proceedings pl (US Jur) → Vaterschaftsprozess m
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