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father noun definition in Raising children topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

father

 noun: Raising children topic
a male parent of a child or an animal; a person who is acting as the father to a child Ben's a wonderful father. You've been like a father to me. Our new boss is a father of three (= he has three children). He was a wonderful father to both his natural and adopted children. (old-fashioned) Father, I cannot lie to you.

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