Definition of 'surrogate'
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I don't have...' She checked herself, the image of her real mother had crowded out her surrogate parents. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)She could feel it pulling her down, slowing her down, aching her already sore body or surrogate of one. A TIME OF WAR (2002)She was nudged by an ugly, narrow resentment that the tears were part of the black man's reproving, surrogate parenthood. THE LAST RAVEN (2002)
Ursula took her job as surrogate parent seriously, as she took everything seriously. THE SAVAGE GIRL (2002)
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Translations for 'surrogate'
British English: surrogate ADJECTIVE
You use surrogate to describe a person or thing that is given a particular role because the person or thing that should have the role is not available.
He had become the man's surrogate son.
Definition of surrogate from the Collins English Dictionary
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