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English definition of “baba”

baba

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæ.bə/ Indian English us  
father: used by some South Asians to show respect to an older manNames people call their close relatives used by some South Asians when talking to a friend or a child, especially a man or boyFriendly and unfriendly terms of address
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