one's mother and father
Parents is a 1989 American black comedy horror film directed by Bob Balaban and written by Christopher Hawthorne. It stars Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt, Sandy Dennis and Bryan Madorsky. The film is about a suburban boy in the 1950s who suspects his parents of cannibalism.
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Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
One of the hardships of a minor's life.
Plural form of the word parent.
Her parents are both still alive and enjoy a healththy and active lifestyle.Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'parents' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #591
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Rank popularity for the word 'parents' in Written Corpus Frequency: #743
arpents, entraps, Napster, panters, pastern, trepans
The numerical value of parents in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of parents in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of parents in a Sentence
One is a recognition that it does not matter who the perpetrator is or what the circumstances are. A teacher has absolutely no business engaging in sexual contact with a student, the second is a shift in the culture where boys and their parents are feeling empowered to come forward to say that something has been done.
People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
The victims, their parents and their families deserve for us to solve this sooner rather than later.
Attorney Josh Koskoff has met with parents about legal action.
Parents who don't care for themselves properly increase the likelihood that their children will encounter a version of their parent that will terrify and/or upset them, your children benefit from having more access to the best parts of you. These will be switched on more often and for longer durations when you are properly caring for your needs.
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