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  • n.父亲;母亲;母本;创始机构
  • Web父母;双亲;父代
Plural Form:parents  
parent
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n.
1.
[usupl]
父亲;母亲a person's father or mother
He's still living with his parents.
他还和父母住在一起。
her adoptive parents
她的养父母
Sue and Ben have recently become parents.
休和本最近当了爸爸妈妈了。
2.
(动、植物的)亲本,亲代,父本,母本an animal or a plant which produces other animals or plants
the parent bird/tree
亲代鸟;亲代树
3.
创始机构;母公司;总部an organization that produces and owns or controls smaller organizations of the same type
a parent bank and its subsidiaries
总行及其附属银行
the parent company
母公司

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