Orphan

An orphan (from the Greek ὀρφανός orfanos) is a child whose parents are dead or have abandoned them permanently. In common usage, only a child who has lost both parents is called an orphan. When referring to animals, only the mother`s condition is usually relevant. If she has gone, the offspring is an orphan, regardless of the father`s c.....
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orphan

[adj] - deprived of parents by death or desertion 2. [n] - a child who has lost both parents 3. [v] - deprive of parents
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Orphan

First line of a longer paragraph that prints as the last line of text on the page.
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Orphan

Line of type on its own at the top or bottom of a page.
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Orphan

Or'phan noun [ Latin orphanus , Greek ..., akin to Latin orbus . Confer Orb a blank window.] A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living. Orphans' court (Law) , a court in some of the States of the Union, ha...
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Orphan

Or'phan adjective Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
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Orphan

Or'phan transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Orphaned ; present participle & verbal noun Orphaning .] To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents. Young.
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orphan

See: orphan products. ... Origin: G. Orphanos ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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orphan

orphaned adjective deprived of parents by death or desertion
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Orphan

• (a.) Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent. • (v. t.) To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents. • (n.) A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.
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orphan

(from the article `Christianity`) The Christian congregation has traditionally cared for the poor, the sick, widows, and orphans. The Letter of James says: `Religion that is pure and ...
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Orphan

[car] ==Discontinued marques from existing manufacturers== ===Chrysler Group=== ===Ford Motor Company=== ===General Motors Corporation=== ===Volkswagen Group=== ===Others=== ===Steam / Electric=== ...
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orphan

orphan: see adoption; foundling hospital; guardian and ward.
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Orphan

A child who has lost one or more parents because of death or who has been abadoned by them and has not been adopted by anyone.Such a child is deprived of parental care and there are provisions to provide finanacial assistance to them if they are minors.
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orphan

n. a child, particularly a minor, whose two natural parents are dead. In some cases, such as whether a child is eligible for public financial assistance to an orphan, "orphan" can mean a child who has lost one parent.
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orphan

Type: Term Pronunciation: ōr′făn See: orphan products, under product
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Orphan

First line of a paragraph appearing on the last line of a column of text. Normally avoided.
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orphan

A single first line of a paragraph left incomplete at the bottom of a column of text, the rest of the paragraph appearing at the top of the next column of text. Normally avoided in typesetting. See also widow below.
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Orphan

In printing, an orphan is a single short line beginning a paragraph but separated from all the other
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Orphan

Child from another country that has no parents or only one parent that cannot care for them.
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Orphan

A child who has no parents because of death, disappearance, desertion or abandonment of the parents. A child may also be considered an orphan if the child has an unwed mother, or a single living parent who cannot care for the child and has released him/her irrevocably (permanently) for adoption and emigration. Adoptive parents must make sure that a...
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Orphan

a child that survives after the parents have both died or are no longer present; Health
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