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Meaning of in loco parentis*

in lo•co pa•ren•tis

Pronunciation: (in lō'kō pä-ren'tēs Eng. in lō'kō p&schwa-ren'tis), [key]
— Latin. Latin.
  1. in the place or role of a parent.
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