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grandfather

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðər/ us    /-ðɚ/ ( informal grandpa, grandad)
A2 the father of a person's mother or father: Her grandfather on her mother's side was Italian. [as form of address] formal or old-fashioned Let me help you, Grandfather.
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in Korean 할아버지…
in Arabic جَدّ…
in French grand-père, grand-mère, grands-parents (pl.)…
in Turkish dede, büyükbaba…
in Italian nonno…
in Chinese (Traditional) (外)祖父…
in Russian дедушка…
in Polish dziadek, dziad…
in Spanish abuelo, abuela…
in Portuguese avô…
in German der Großvater, die Großmutter…
in Catalan avi…
in Japanese 祖父…
in Chinese (Simplified) (外)祖父…
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