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the father of sth

the man who ​began something or first made something ​important: Freud was the father of ​psychiatry.
(Definition of the father of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the father of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) …的创始人, …的奠基人…
in Chinese (Traditional) …的創始人, …的奠基人…
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