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Meaning of foster child

fos'ter child'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a child raised by someone who is not its natural or adoptive parent.
  2. a needy child, as one living in an impoverished country, supported or aided by contribution to a specific charity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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