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An example use of parent in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… now this as a parent and we were talking …”
Parent is a person who has a child.
the word parent occurs in english on average 37.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.