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Definition of Maternal

Maternal

  1. Of or pertaining to a mother; becoming to a mother; motherly; as, maternal love; maternal tenderness.

Maternal Quotations

My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn't know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and by my mother.
Al Pacino

To the former child migrants, who came to Australia from a home far away, led to believe this land would be a new beginning, when only to find it was not a beginning, but an end, an end of innocence - we apologise and we are sorry. To the mothers who lost the maternal right to love and care for their child - we apologise, and we are sorry.
Malcolm Turnbull

You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.
Hillary Clinton

The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
Mary Shelley

In the case of maternal health care, you look at, well naturally, it's the mother who's the customer, who makes the decisions. But in truth, the mother in many areas, in certain parts of India, the mother has very little decision-making power at all. The real decision-maker is the mother-in-law.
Jacqueline Novogratz
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Maternal Translations

maternal in French is maternel
maternal in Hungarian is anya-, anyai
maternal in Italian is materno
maternal in Spanish is maternal
maternal in Swedish is moderlig, moders-
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