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How to use parentage in a sentence
Every other bookstore has canceled Chaucer’s appearances because of threats of angry protests, but Clemi is intent on holding his event at Sophie’s store in the hope of learning the truth about her parentage.‘Bookish People’ is the perfect summer read for book lovers | Kerri Maher | August 4, 2022 | Washington Post
Many states already have laws in place that follow some version of the Uniform parentage Act, which provides special rules for parentage when a child is donor conceived.
“The coalition hopes that the fact that Massachusetts is the last state in New England to update their parentage laws will create urgency this session,” LeBlanc told The Post.A woman agreed to have a baby for a Facebook friend through Messenger. Now, they’re locked in a custody war. | Jaclyn Peiser | September 23, 2021 | Washington Post
Right to Know also advocates for giving doctor-conceived individuals — and others under the banner of “misattributed parentage” — legal rights to their genetic and medical history.DNA Testing Is Unearthing Local Fertility Fraud Cases | Jared Whitlock | January 5, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
While not all states offer a pre-birth parentage contract, the ones that do are that much more reliable for same sex couples.
Pro-lifers believe that all human life should be treated with dignity and respect, no matter what the parentage may be.
Given his parentage, Ai is considered a "princeling," a member of the political elite.
Their sex lives and the parentage of their children are called into question.
He was born on Staten island, of Dutch parentage, and was a soldier in the regular service nearly 60 years.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
For its real parentage we must have recourse to the Latin dominus or domina which produced the Gallic dame.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
I think a good likely girl, and a parish child of St. Bride's, of honest parentage, and recommended by the churchwarden.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
They both know the secret of my parentage, although old Meg has told me a hundred times that I was cast up by the sea.They Looked and Loved | Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
These young people were all Americans, of Christian parentage, as the word means, not Hebrews.The Leaven in a Great City | Lillian William Betts
British Dictionary definitions for parentage
derivation from a particular origin
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