—n.kō'pâr"unt, -par"-, kō-pâr'-, -par'-;
—v.kō-pâr'unt, -par'-), [key]
a divorced or separated parent who shares equally with the other parent in the custody and care of a child.
to share equally with another parent in the care of (a child).
to act as a co-parent. Also,co'par"ent.
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