orphan

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1 orphan /ˈoɚfən/ noun
plural orphans
1 orphan
/ˈoɚfən/
noun
plural orphans
Learner's definition of ORPHAN
[count]
: a child whose parents are dead
sometimes used of animals

— orphan

adjective, always used before a noun
2 orphan /ˈoɚfən/ verb
orphans; orphaned; orphaning
2 orphan
/ˈoɚfən/
verb
orphans; orphaned; orphaning
Learner's definition of ORPHAN
[+ object]
: to cause (a child) to become an orphan usually used as (be) orphaned
sometimes used of animals sometimes used figuratively
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