[in loh-koh pah-ren-tees; English in loh-koh puh-ren-tis] /ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pɑˈrɛn tis; English ɪn ˈloʊ koʊ pəˈrɛn tɪs/
in the place or role of a parent.
/ɪn ˈləʊkəʊ pəˈrɛntɪs/
in place of a parent: said of a person acting in a parental capacity
Latin, literally “in the place of a parent” (see parent).
in loco parentis [(in loh-koh puh-ren-tis)]
To assume the duties and responsibilities of a parent: “Because Jack’s parents were out of town, his sister acted in loco parentis and punished him for staying out so late.” From Latin, meaning “in the place of a parent.”
Note: At one time, colleges and universities acted in loco parentis for their students, but this is no longer true.
[in-lee] /ˈɪn li/ adverb 1. . 2. intimately; deeply. /ˈɪnlɪ/ adverb 1. (poetic) inwardly; intimately adv. Old English inlice “internally; sincerely;” see in + -ly (2).
[in-lahy-ing] /ˈɪnˌlaɪ ɪŋ/ adjective 1. located near the center or farther in; lying inside. 2. lying within a region or country. /ˈɪnˌlaɪɪŋ/ adjective 1. situated within or inside
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[in-meyt] /ˈɪnˌmeɪt/ noun 1. a person who is confined in a prison, hospital, etc. 2. Archaic. a person who dwells with others in the same house. /ˈɪnˌmeɪt/ noun 1. a person who is confined to an institution such as a prison or hospital See also resident (sense 2) 2. (obsolete) a person who lives with […]