noncustodial
adjective Date: 1973 of or being a parent who does not have sole custody of a child or who has custody a smaller portion of the time

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  • noncustodial — non·cus·to·di·al /ˌnän kə stō dē əl/ adj 1: not taking place while in custody a noncustodial interrogation of a suspect 2: of or being a parent who does not have sole custody of a child or who has custody a smaller portion of the time Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • noncustodial — [nän΄kəs tō′dē əl] adj. designating or of a parent who, as a result of divorce or separation, does not have legal custody of a child or children: also sp. non custodial …   English World dictionary

  • noncustodial — non|cus|to|di|al [ˌnɔnkʌˈstəudiəl US ˌna:nkʌˈstou ] adj law 1.) noncustodial sentence/punishment etc BrE a form of punishment which does not involve being sent to prison 2.) noncustodial parent/father/mother a parent who does not have their child …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • noncustodial — non|cus|to|di|al [ ,nankə stoudiəl ] adjective 1. ) not involving sending someone to prison: noncustodial sentences/penalties 2. ) a noncustodial parent does not have legal CUSTODY of their child (=the child does not live with them) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • noncustodial — adjective noncustodial sentence a form of punishment which does not involve being kept in prison …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • noncustodial — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • noncustodial — adjective a) Not having custody of a child b) That does not involve a term in prison …   Wiktionary

  • noncustodial — adj. not having custody, not having guardianship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noncustodial — non·custodial …   English syllables

  • noncustodial — ¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ adjective : of or being a parent who does not have sole custody of a child or who has custody a smaller portion of the time …   Useful english dictionary

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