fathernoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɑː.ðər/ /ˈfɑː.ðɚ/
father noun [ C ] (PARENT)
[ as form of address ] formal or old-fashioned Please may I go, Father?
- My father sends his greetings.
- She idolized her father.
- Tell your father I was asking after him.
- She's nearly as tall as her father now.
- She spoke of her sadness over her father's death.
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father noun [ C ] (IN RELIGION)