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adjective [only before noun] foster pronunciation in American English /ˈfɑstər/

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  1. relating to fostering a child. A child who is taken care of in someone elses home for a period of time is called a foster child, and the people who take care of the child are called foster parents
    She had a good relationship with her foster mother.
    foster care
    foster home/family: Both children have been placed with foster families.

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