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English definition of “baba”

baba

noun [C]     /ˈbæ.bə/ Indian English
father : used by some South Asians to show respect to an older manNames people call their close relatives used by some South Asians when talking to a friend or a child , especially a man or boy Friendly and unfriendly terms of address
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