Translation of grandmother in Spanish:

grandmother

abuela, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡran(d)mʌðə//ˈɡræn(d)ˌməðər/

noun

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    abuela feminine
    • In extended families, grandparents, especially grandmothers, provide a good deal of child care.
    • Some of my friends and patients nostalgically recall spending happy days off school with mothers and grandmothers.
    • Police are searching for a grandmother who went missing with her two young grandsons.
    • There were young mothers and grandmothers, all fussing over their children.
    • The responsibility for looking after the children falls to their mothers and grandmothers.
    • I did not know either of my grandmothers, but my mother was such a wonderful one to my children.
    • Toys were generally restricted to gifts from my parents or from the grandmothers.
    • Younger women can now navigate their way through a much wider range of life choices than their mothers and grandmothers.
    • I had grandfathers and grandmothers and cousins and uncles and aunties, everyone was there.
    • Yes, women's liberation has given us choices that our grandmothers and even mothers could only dream of, but it has its downside too.
    • Perhaps one day they will be able, like their grandmothers before the revolution, to walk the streets with their hair uncovered.
    • As a child he lived with his mother, his grandmother and a half brother in Domachevo.
    • In addition, single working mothers leave many a child in the hands of grandmothers and aunts.
    • Twin brothers have been left with their grandmother by a mother who can no longer feed them.
    • Grandparents, particularly grandmothers, cared for the offspring of married sons or daughters.
    • It's from our grandmothers and our grandfathers that we've learned about the land.
    • The only difference is that most of them are now grandmothers like myself and we are usually to be seen with our precious grandchildren in tow.
    • The grandmothers cheered as Jon caught his child and its mother in his arms.
    • The age range there is from young mothers to great grandmothers.
    • Of course, women's lives are very different to those of their grandmothers.