father figure Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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father figurenoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​older man who you ​treat like a ​father, ​especially by ​asking for his ​advice, ​help, or ​support
(Definition of father figure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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father figurenoun [C]

a man who ​treats you as a father would, for ​example by giving ​advice, ​help, or ​support
(Definition of father figure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “father figure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 父亲般的人, 长者…
in Turkish babacan insan, baba…
in Russian кто-либо заменяющий отца…
in Chinese (Traditional) 父親般的人, 長者…
in Polish ktoś (prawie) jak ojciec…
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