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Synonyms for parental
pəˈrɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parental(adj)

    designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced

    paternal, maternal

    filial, daughterly

  2. parental, maternal, paternal(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

    "parental guidance"

    enate, paternal, agnatic, maternal(p), agnate, enatic, maternal

    daughterly, filial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "parental":

    parenting, parents, parent, paternal, parentale, child-rearing, child-raising, biparental, childcare, patriarchal, parenthood

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  1. Jessica Biel:

    My Hollywood experience as a young person was never one of those True Hollywood stories where I was left alone to my own devices with no parental supervision, there was always somebody with me.

  2. Michael Murphy:

    However, our study indicates that parental separation itself may not account for this increased risk, this is important because parental divorce is a common experience, affecting more than a million children annually in the United States alone.

  3. Ministry of Justice:

    Local authorities can apply to courts to request permission not to notify parents without parental responsibility about care proceedings, and courts should consider the potential harm to the child and mother when making this decision.

  4. Thomas Liebig:

    Particularly in Germany, educational success depends heavily on parental support and children who don't have that backing are often left behind.

  5. Avni Joshi:

    There is hope that smoking cessation will help improve asthma symptoms and health care utilization even after any duration or extent of second-hand tobacco exposure, in addition, children learn from parental behavior and they are less likely to start smoking themselves if they do not observe parental tobacco use.

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