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Definition of godfather noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    godfather

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    BrE BrE//ˈɡɒdfɑːðə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːdfɑːðər//
     
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  1. 1a male godparent See related entries: Relations
  2. 2(also Godfather) a very powerful man in a criminal organization, especially the Mafia
  3. 3godfather of something a person who began or developed something He's the godfather of punk.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: godfather

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