the raising or supervision of foster children, as orphans or delinquents, in an institution, group home, or private home, usually arranged through a government or social-service agency that provides remuneration for expenses.
Words nearby foster care
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Example sentences from the Web for foster care
But being in the foster-care system is not easy for children, or good for them.
What if she had grown up in the foster-care system designed to "save" her from her mom?