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English translation: Instead of his/her/their parents

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07:54 Aug 26, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: in loco parentis
its a crossword clue.
English translation:Instead of his/her/their parents
Explanation:
Dear Anonymous,

In loco parentis is a judicial formula which refers to those situations in which the parents of someone are not present and someone else is substituting them, like a tutor or an uncle or anything similar :)

Hope it helps, Flavio
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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 16:44
Grading comment
Thanks.
Still can't do the crossword though!
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na +1in the place of the parent
CLS Lexi-tech
naInstead of his/her/their parents
flaviofbg


  

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Instead of his/her/their parents


Explanation:
Dear Anonymous,

In loco parentis is a judicial formula which refers to those situations in which the parents of someone are not present and someone else is substituting them, like a tutor or an uncle or anything similar :)

Hope it helps, Flavio


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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 16:44
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 155
Grading comment
Thanks.
Still can't do the crossword though!
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20 mins peer agreement (net): +1
in the place of the parent


Explanation:
literally, in loco (in the place)
parentis (of the parent)

acting for a parent

how long is your crossword clue?

Guardian? child carer, nanny, teacher ?

[[Latin]] In place of a parent: used loosely to describe anyone looking after children on behalf of the parents, e.g. foster parents or relatives. In law, however, only a guardian or a person in whose favour a residence order is made stands in loco parentis; their rights and duties are determined by statutory provisions.


Dictionary of Law, Oxford University Press © Market House Books Ltd 1997

in loco parentis adv.
in the place or position of a parent (used of a teacher etc. responsible for children). [


good luck

paola l m


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 10:44
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 16

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