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founding father

noun [C]  us   /ˈfɑʊn·dɪŋ ˈfɑð·ər/
world history a founder of a country, organization, or idea: The Founding Fathers of the United States were the men who wrote and approved the US Constitution in 1787.
Translations of “founding father”
in Chinese (Traditional) (重要機構或思想的)創建者,開創者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (重要机构或思想的)创建者,开创者…
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