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Foster

foster adj

: affording, receiving, or sharing nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal relationships [a child] [a parent]
vt fos·tered
fos·ter·ing
: to give parental care to



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.