in loco parentis

 In the place of a parent (Latin).

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • loco parentis — adverb as a substitute for a parent, as an alternative for a parent, in place of a parent, instead of a parent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 loco parentis …   Law dictionary

  • loco parentis — UK US See:in loco parentis …   Useful english dictionary

  • loco parentis — lo|co pa|ren|tis see IN LOCO PARENTIS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loco parentis — UK / US See: in loco parentis …   English dictionary

  • loco parentis — /loʊkoʊ pəˈrɛntəs/ (say lohkoh puh rentuhs) See in loco parentis …   Australian English dictionary

  • loco parentis — /lowkow parentas/ See in loco parentis …   Black's law dictionary

  • loco parentis — See person in loco parentis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in loco parentis — in lo·co pa·ren·tis /in lō kō pə ren tis/ adv [Latin]: in the place of a parent either parent of a minor, guardian, or a person standing in loco parentis to the minor Code of Alabama ◇ In order for a person to be considered in loco parentis, he… …   Law dictionary

  • In loco parentis — The term in loco parentis , Latin for in the place of a parent or instead of a parent, cite web |url= type=1 submit1.x=86 submit1.y=20 submit1=Look+up | Law Dictionary in… …   Wikipedia

  • in loco parentis — I. adverb Etymology: Latin Date: 1818 in the place of a parent < school officials acting in loco parentis > II. noun Date: 1968 regulation or supervision by an administrative body (as at a university) acting in loco parentis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • In loco parentis — es una locución latina utilizada en Derecho que se podría traducir al castellano como En lugar de los padres. Se refiere a la toma de algunas responsabilidades legales paternas por una persona u organización. La corte americana aplicó… …   Wikipedia Español

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