Definition of 'parental'
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Some of us have access to decent parental leave. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If this fails, you could apply for contact and parental responsibility. The Sun (2016)They bring freedom from parental control and the opportunity to explore the world. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)That does not necessarily give him any parental rights. The Sun (2016)New cannot say with his results why informed consent and parental involvement laws are effective. Christianity Today (2000)The annual recrimination about parental choice teaches us that there are still not enough good schools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Parental control and responsibility are the main weapons in making our streets safe. The Sun (2008)All the providers offer free parental controls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Suddenly her rights in the parental home disappeared. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Parental choice cannot work unless parents know what is going on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was acquitted by a lower court because the operation had parental consent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It provided for a new degree of parental choice in the selection of schools. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Beers was charged with trying to sell parental rights. The Sun (2011)It is no good talking about parental choice without more schools for parents to choose between. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was put into care when he was deemed by the police to be out of parental control. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others said that unless their companies offered some sort of financial package during parental leave they could not afford it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can also set up alerts to notify them when your location changes and you can control content with parental restrictions. The Sun (2016)Any flaws in these parental controls? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We shouldn't be taking away parental responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Parental responsibility belongs to parents, not their offspring. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was ill thought out in terms of timeframe, and transfers yet more parental responsibility on to schools. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is shared parental leave? Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'parental'
British English: parental ADJECTIVE
Parental is used to describe something that relates to parents in general, or to one or both of the parents of a particular child.
Medical treatment was sometimes given to children without parental consent.
Definition of parental from the Collins English Dictionary
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