Definition of 'orphan'
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But things take an emotional turn when two orphaned cubs are discovered. The Sun (2016)Her story of rearing an orphaned lion cub and then releasing it back into the wild has touched the heart of millions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We want to help with the orphans. Christianity Today (2000)These poor cubs were orphaned at four months old and had no survival techniques. The Sun (2013)It is feared gangs will pounce on those orphaned by the disaster. The Sun (2013)It is not the orphaned cub that is vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not for widows or orphans, this one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)AS many feared, the twins born to the world's oldest mum are now orphans at the age of two. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'orphan'
British English: orphan /ˈɔːfən/ NOUN
An orphan is a child whose parents are dead.
- American English: orphan
- Arabic: يَتِيمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: órfão
- Chinese: 孤儿
- Croatian: siroče
- Czech: sirotek
- Danish: forældreløs
- Dutch: wees
- European Spanish: huérfano
- Finnish: orpo
- French: orphelin
- German: Waisenkind
- Greek: ορφανό
- Italian: orfano
- Japanese: 孤児
- Korean: 고아
- Norwegian: foreldreløst barn
- Polish: sierota
- European Portuguese: órfão
- Romanian: orfan
- Russian: сирота
- Spanish: huérfano
- Swedish: föräldralöst barn
- Thai: ลูกกำพร้า
- Turkish: kimsesiz
- Ukrainian: сирота
- Vietnamese: trẻ mồ côi
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