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Parental Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"
  • designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Parental'

  • Parental Advisory: used by the music industry. For other uses, see Parental Advisory (disambiguation). The Parental Advisory label (abbreviated PAL) is a warning label
  • Parental leave: American film. Parental leave or family leave is an employee benefit available in almost all countries. The term "parental leave" generally includes
  • Parental controls: TV series, see Parental Control. For the software included with Windows Vista and Windows 7, see Windows Parental Controls. Parental controls are features
  • Parental investment: This article is about parental care in animals. For human parenting, see parenting. Parental investment (PI), in evolutionary biology
  • Parental consent: Main article: Consent Parental consent laws (also known as parental involvement laws) in some countries require that one or more parents consent to or
  • Parental Guidance: Parental Guidance may refer to: Motion picture rating system, a parental guidance recommendation made on select films Parental Guidance (film), a 2012
  • Parental Control: For the software and television security feature, see parental controls. Parental Control is a real show about real people looking for real love produced
  • The Super Parental Guardians: The Super Parental Guardians is a 2016 Philippine action comedy film starring Vice Ganda and Coco Martin. The film is directed by Joyce Bernal and is under
  • Parental alienation: relationship with a parent. For the childhood disorder, see Parental alienation syndrome. Parental alienation is the process, and the result, of the psychological

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* 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. - Lawrence Kubie

* The brown bag, of course, had its imperfections. While some kids carried roast beef sandwiches, others had peanut butter. I have no way of knowing if all of those brown bags contained 'nutritionally adequate diets.' But I do know that those brown bags and those lunch pails symbolized parental love and responsibility. - Charles Mathias, Jr.

* Children whose curiosity survives parental discipline and who manage to grow up before they blow up are invited to join the Yale faculty. Within the university they go on asking their questions and trying to find the answers ... it is a place where the world's hostility to curiosity can be defied. - Edmund S. Morgan

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