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founding fathernoun [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.
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founding fathernoun [C]

uk   /ˌfaʊn.dɪŋ ˈfɑː.ðər/ us   /ˌfaʊn.dɪŋ ˈfɑː.ðɚ/
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in Chinese (Simplified) (重要机构或思想的)创建者,开创者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (重要機構或思想的)創建者,開創者…
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