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English definition of “father”

father

noun [C] (PARENT)    /ˈfɑː.ðər/ US  /-ðɚ/
A1 a male parent: My father took me to watch the football every Saturday. The children's father came to collect them from school. [as form of address] formal or old-fashioned Please may I go, Father?Family relations in general
(Definition of father noun (PARENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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