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Russian translation of “father”

father

noun
 
 
/ˈfɑːðər/
A1 [C] your male parent
отец
Family relations in generalNames people call their close relatives
Father the title of some Christian priests
отец (священник)
Father O'BrianReligious titles
the father of sth the man who invented or started something
отец, основатель
Descartes is known as the father of modern philosophy.Origins and sources
(Definition of father noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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