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Synonyms for parental
pəˈrɛn tlparental

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parentaladjective

    designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced

    Synonyms:
    paternal, maternal

    Antonyms:
    filial, daughterly

  2. parental, maternal, paternaladjective

    relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

    "parental guidance"

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

    Antonyms:
    daughterly, filial

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  1. Lawrence Kubie:

    Today's family is built like a pyramid with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex ... about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing.

  2. Jodi Pawluski:

    Not only is it showing that the brain of grandmothers is activated with grandparenting, it also shows that the parental brain areas are activated late in life, or perhaps are always activated. Once a mother, always a mother, this supports and expands what others have recently reported in that there are continued effects of parenting on the brain into aging.

  3. Chris Christie:

    We need to focus on school choice, and parental choice, and parental involvement.

  4. Liz Gumbinner:

    Use parental controls on your devices; set limits on what they can and can't see -- and be really honest and open about it, let them know what you are doing and why. If you start talking to your kids early about tech, they'll understand you're making decisions in their best interests.

  5. Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Núñez:

    This bill is about parental rights.


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