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)
Ursula took her job as surrogate parent seriously, as she took everything seriously. THE SAVAGE GIRL (2002)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， surrogate 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
surrogate 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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