orphans is the plural form of orphan.
1. (person without parents) 
About 15 orphans are adopted every month from this orphanage.Unos 15 huérfanos son adoptados en este orfanato cada mes.
2. (without parents) 
a. huérfano 
His charity organization collects funds to aid orphan children in indigent communities.Su organización caritativa recolecta fondos para ayudar a los niños huérfanos de comunidades indigentes.
transitive verb
3. (to be left without parents; used in the passive voice) 
Annie and Miguel were orphaned after the war.Annie y Miguel se quedaron huérfanos tras la guerra.
I've learned to be very independent because I was orphaned at a very young age.Aprendí a ser muy independiente porque me quedé huérfana muy joven.
4. (to leave without parents) 
The evil man orphaned his stepdaughter.El hombre malvado dejó huérfana a su hijastra.
The hurricane has orphaned many children.El huracán ha dejado huérfanos a muchos niños.
1. (general) 
a. el huérfano(a) (M)la huérfano(a) (F) 
to be left an orphanquedar huérfano(a)
2. (general) 
an orphan childun niño huérfano
transitive verb
3. (general) 
to be orphanedquedar huérfano(a)
orphan [ˈɔːfən]
huérfanoahuérfana (m) (f);a huérfana
transitive verb
to be orphaned quedarse huérfano; she was orphaned at the age of nine quedó huérfana a los nueve años; the children were orphaned by the accident el accidente dejó huérfanos a los niños
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