Meaning of “godparent” in the English Dictionary

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godparentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡɑdˌpær·ənt, -ˌpeər-/

an adult who is partly responsible for the moral and Christian religious development of another person's child

(Definition of “godparent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)