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(kō-pâr′ən-tĭng, -păr′-)
1. The sharing of parental responsibility by the divorced parents of a child.
2. Joint or shared custody of a child by divorced parents.

co′-par′ent n.
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or co•par•ent

(koʊˈpɛər ənt, -ˈpær-)

1. a divorced or separated parent who shares equally with the other parent in the custody and care of a child.
2. to act as a co-parent to (a child).
3. to act as a co-parent.
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