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father figure

noun [C] uk   us  
an older man who you treat like a father, especially by asking for his advice, help, or support
Translations of “father figure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 父親般的人, 長者…
in Russian кто-либо заменяющий отца…
in Turkish babacan insan, baba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 父亲般的人, 长者…
in Polish ktoś (prawie) jak ojciec…
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