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Executing shell Command in the parent shell

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HI,
    How to execute a particular command only in parent shell.
for example:
abc.sh :    

                some commands
                cd /home
                some commands

in shell prompt
            i want to execute the cd command only to the parent shell so that change the parent shell's current diretory.if i execute it with . abc.sh it will run all the commands in the parent shell.but i its not my need.
Could u guys plz give me an idea

TIA
Pari.
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