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grandparent 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈgran(d)ˌpe(ə)rənt/,/-ˌpar-/,
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grandparents, plural;
  1. A parent of one's father or mother; a grandmother or grandfather


  1. a parent of your father or mother
  2. Grandparents are the father or mother of a person's own father and/or mother. Everyone who is not a chimera has a maximum of four genetic grandparents, eight genetic great-grandparents, sixteen genetic great-great-grandparents, etc. ...
  3. the parent of someone's parent
  4. (Grandparents) To dreaam{sic} of meeting your grandparents and conversing with them, you will meet with difficulties that will be hard to surmount, but by following good advice you will overcome many barriers.
  5. (Grandparents) The people who think your children are wonderful even though they’re sure you’re not raising them right.
  6. (GRANDPARENTS) Family traditions, established values, or things that have withstood the test of time / Innate wisdom; aging; maturity; unconditional love; patience / Personal feelings connected with your actual grandparents
  7. (Grandparents) Sweet, kindly, tottering old people with dentures and white hair whom I can’t hold directly responsible for my problems because they only perverted the people who perverted me.
  8. means a holder, insured or annuitant who has one or more grandchildren biologically or through legal adoption or step-grandchildren.
  9. n.: Something so simple, even a child can operate it.