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in loco parentis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: in place of the parents; "we had to punish this child in loco parentis"

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Etymology: Latin Date: 1818 in the place of a parent <school officials acting in loco parentis> II. noun Date: 1968 regulation or supervision by an administrative body (as at a university) acting in loco parentis

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. in the place or position of a parent (used of a teacher etc. responsible for children). Etymology: L



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