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godmothernoun [C]

us   /ˈɡɑdˌmʌð·ər/
(Definition of godmother from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “godmother”
in Arabic أمّ روحِيّة…
in Korean 대모…
in Portuguese madrinha…
in Catalan padrina…
in Japanese (女性の)名づけ親…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教母…
in Turkish vaftiz annesi…
in Russian крестная мать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教母…
in Italian madrina…
in Polish matka chrzestna…
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