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surrogate mother


She was paid to be a surrogate mother.
  a woman who acts in the place of another woman for the purpose of having a baby
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Strongly Associated with:   surrogate
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Generally, a fertilized egg is placed in the surrogate’s uterus and carried until birth because the eventual mother cannot carry a child. If the eventual mother and father have viable egg and sperm, they are typically used.
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  • She was paid to be a surrogate mother.
  • Dominga has become Lourdes’s surrogate mother.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Overnight, Sebestie blossomed into a surrogate mother, but Thomas was wary of giving her his love.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • AFTER HER SON’S DEATH, MARC LEE’S MOM, DEBBIE, became almost a surrogate mother to the other members of our platoon.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
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Associated words [difficulty]:   surrogate mother [9] , surrogate [5]
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