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10:40 Mar 21, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: foster child
also, "foster parent" -- as in, temporary parents who take children in while they are passing through some difficulty or crisis
Jennifer
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Summary of answers provided
naSee below:anam
naPadres sustitutowash
naNiño adoptado o Niño en adopciónAlba Mora
naHijo adoptivo / Niño en hogar transitorio
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naniño(a) adoptivo(a)
Mauricio López Langenbach


  

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2 mins
niño(a) adoptivo(a)


Explanation:
Foster parent: padre adoptivo o madre adoptiva


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Mauricio López Langenbach
New Zealand
Local time: 00:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 327
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2 mins
Hijo adoptivo / Niño en hogar transitorio


Explanation:
El niño puede haber sido adoptado por una familia que también le da su apellido, o estar a cargo de un hogar para niños cuyas familias no pueden hacerse cargo de ellos.

Según el contexto de tu traducción, tu sabrás cuál te conviene más.

Saludos y suerte, :)

BD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 04:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743

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25 mins
Niño adoptado o Niño en adopción


Explanation:
Pero...

Padre Adoptivo

Alba Mora
Local time: 08:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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2 days 4 hrs
Padres sustituto


Explanation:
Children are not legally adopted under foster parents care. The children are taken care by a family and they treat those children as their own.

wash
El Salvador
Local time: 05:59
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4 days
See below:


Explanation:
Recently you can find "niño en un hogar de acogida" if, as you say, the situation is only temporary.

anam
PRO pts in pair: 11
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