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1(of young lady)acompañante femininechaperona femininehe came as (a) chaperone — vino de chaperón humorous
- A young girl required a chaperon - usually a parent or an older brother or uncle, to protect her honor and prevent premarital pregnancy, which could result in banishment until her marriage.
- And why might two young ladies such as yourselves be traveling without a chaperone?
- Lady Anne is forced to accompany her and play chaperone, as it is inappropriate for a young lady to be out without a chaperone.
- And I feel like a wrinkled, ugly chaperone sitting here on the sidelines.
2US(for children)acompañante masculine, feminine
- After the wedding ceremony, the bride is accompanied by her chaperone, even if staying overnight with the groom's family.
- While men and women can date whomever they wish, they must be accompanied by a chaperone.
- If you have a customs inspector, make sure that person is accompanied by a chaperon while they are aboard.
- Very often I have a sort of a chaperone or an escort from the army's PR office, or a spokesman's office, to make sure that the officers I interview or the soldiers I interview don't say anything that they don't want them to say.
- Travel Choice said in a statement: ‘At the time of booking our staff followed the correct procedure and made a note on the system requesting a chaperone for the flight.’
- Parents and other chaperones are welcome to attend workshops as well as join the girls at the theater.
- He had already been ‘strongly’ advised by managers at the private Mid-Yorkshire Nuffield Hospital in Leeds to use chaperones following two separate complaints in 1998.
- Without police chaperones, organizers were worried for participants' safety.
- The jury heard that when Vinall practised at Glebe House, Headingley, in the early 1990s no chaperones were provided for his patients.
- Parents cannot be expected to act as 24-hours-a-day chaperones.
- Though he was considered a chaperone to the young prince, Rupert did not particularly enjoy that bland label.
- The Tyneside study indicates that patients want to be offered a chaperone, so general practitioners may be responding to societal demand. 4 Merely offering a chaperone does not protect either the patient or the doctor.
- The friendship of players, managers, chaperones and people in general will always be a highlight of my playing days.
- A total of 457 respondents had a policy on the use of chaperones.
- Some work team chaperones will argue they can't push people that far out of their comfort zones.
- You can also request to have a chaperone (an additional medical person such as a nurse, or a friend or family member) to stay with you during examinations.
- In fact, he offered to act as chaperone while we stay in the area.
- Of particular significance was that no chaperone was present - the ultimate safeguard for both patients and doctors.
- Gala committee member Glynn Beresford said he had been unable to find a chaperone and an assistant to take on the important roles.
- The 48 finalists will arrive along with 15 other people including national coaches and chaperones in June next year.