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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

I don't think feminism, as I understand the definition, implies the rejection of maternal values, nurturing children, caring about the men in your life. That is just nonsense to me.
Hillary Clinton

Because sanitation has so many effects across all aspects of development - it affects education, it affects health, it affects maternal mortality and infant mortality, it affects labor - it's all these things, so it becomes a political football. Nobody has full responsibility.
Rose George

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

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