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step-parent

(ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt)
n
a stepfather or stepmother
ˈstep-ˌparenting n
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step-parent

[ˈstepˌpɛərənt] N (= father) → padrastro m; (= mother) → madrastra f
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step-parent

[ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt] n (stepfather) → patrigno; (stepmother) → matrigna
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