English to Spanish custody

Dictionary entry: custody


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I suggest aligning the entry for the sense with “children” and the entries below.

I also suggest adding patria potestad to match the reverse.

child custody n(guardianship)custodia nf
tutela nf
guarda nf
In some cases, child custody can be awarded to the adoptive parent.
En algunos casos, la custodia de un menor puede otorgarse al padre adoptivo.
custody of children n(law: parent responsibility)tenencia de menores loc nom f
custodia de menores loc nom f
guarda de menores loc nom f
tutela de menores loc nom f
  • I've made some adjustments in EnEs and the EsBase and aligned these entries taking your suggestions into account. Thanks! :)