Definitions of "filiation"
  1. An officially recognized bond, often between a parent and a child, that establishes certain rights and responsibilities
  2. The legal process of affirming or determining somebody's status as a parent or child
How to use "filiation" in a sentence
  1. In the court, filiation was established, confirming that he was the legal father of the child.
  2. The filiation case was reopened due to new evidence suggesting that the declared father might not be the biological parent.
  3. Matters of inheritance were complicated due to the unresolved filiation of the claimant.

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