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par·ent·age

 (pâr′ən-tĭj, păr′-)
n.
1. Descent from parents; lineage: of humble parentage.
2. The state or relationship of being a parent.
3. Derivation from a source; origin.
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parentage

(ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) ancestry
2. derivation from a particular origin
3. rare parenthood
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par•ent•age

(ˈpɛər ən tɪdʒ, ˈpær-)

n.
1. derivation or descent from parents or ancestors; birth, origin, or lineage.
2. the state or relation of a parent; parenthood.
[1480–90; < Middle French]
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Parentage

 parents collectively, 1513.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parentage - the state of being a parentparentage - the state of being a parent; "to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man"
adulthood - the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
2.parentage - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parentsparentage - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
family relationship, kinship, relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
3.parentage - the descendants of one individualparentage - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
side - a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin
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parentage

noun family, birth, origin, descent, line, race, stock, pedigree, extraction, ancestry, lineage, paternity, derivation She is a Londoner of mixed English and Jamaican parentage.
Quotations
"Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children" [William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude]
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parentage

noun
One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation:
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Translations
نَسَب، أصْل، أبُوَّه
původrodina
herkomst
ætterni

parentage

[ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ] Nfamilia f
of humble parentagede nacimiento humilde
of unknown parentagede padres desconocidos
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parentage

[ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ] nfiliation f
sb's parentage → la filiation de qn
of Swedish parentage → de parents suédois
of unknown parentage → de parents inconnus
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parentage

nHerkunft f; of humble/uncertain parentagevon einfacher/ungewisser Herkunft; children of racially mixed parentagegemischtrassige Kinder pl
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parentage

[ˈpɛərntɪdʒ] nnatali mpl
of unknown parentage → di genitori sconosciuti
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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.
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