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founding father

noun [C] uk   us  
someone who establishes an important organization or idea: John Reith was the founding father of the BBC.
Translations of “founding father”
in Chinese (Traditional) (重要機構或思想的)創建者,開創者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (重要机构或思想的)创建者,开创者…
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