birth mother


birth mother
natural mother, biological mother

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • birth mother — noun The mother who gives birth to the child (as contrasted with an adoptive or a genetic mother) • • • Main Entry: ↑birth * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] : the mother of a child when the child is born : a woman who gave birth to a child who has… …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth mother — birth moth·er n: the woman who gave birth to a child esp. as distinguished from the child s adoptive mother Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • birth mother — birth .mother n a child s natural mother, rather than a woman who has become the child s legal mother through ↑adoption …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • birth mother — a person s mother related biologically rather than by adoption: also birthmother n. * * * …   Universalium

  • birth mother — a person s mother related biologically rather than by adoption: also birthmother n …   English World dictionary

  • birth mother — birth ,mother noun count the woman who gave birth to someone, rather than the woman who has ADOPTED them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birth mother — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms birth mother : singular birth mother plural birth mothers the woman who gave birth to someone, rather than the woman who has adopted them …   English dictionary

  • birth mother — noun The woman who gives birth to a child (not necessarily the genetic mother) See Also: adoptive mother, biological mother, birth father, foster mother, stepmother, surrogate mother, co mother …   Wiktionary

  • birth mother — noun a woman who has given birth to a child, as opposed to an adoptive mother …   English new terms dictionary

  • birth mother — /ˈbɜθ mʌðə/ (say berth mudhuh) noun the woman who physically gave birth to a child (opposed to adoptive mother, etc.) …   Australian English dictionary


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