Definition of 'parentage'
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The explanation lies in their mixed parentage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It should mean an end to questions about his parentage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I may have questioned his parentage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was hard to comprehend that they discovered my true parentage before I did. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With over a million people of mixed parentage, a diverse Britain is fast becoming the norm. The Sun (2013)She was conceived in Jamaica, and may have been of mixed racial parentage. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)
Trends of 'parentage'
Used Occasionally. parentage is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'parentage'
British English: parentage NOUN
Your parentage is the identity and origins of your parents.
...children of mixed parentage.
Definition of parentage from the Collins English Dictionary
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