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paternity

noun [U] uk   /pəˈtɜː.nɪ.ti/  us   /-ˈtɝː.nə.t̬i/
the fact of being a father or connected with being a father: Increasingly, the unmarried father of a child in Europe registers his paternity at the baby's birth. formal the origin of an idea or new product
Translations of “paternity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 父親的身分, (想法或發明的)來源,出處…
in Russian отцовство…
in Turkish babalık, baba olma hâli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 父亲的身份, (想法或发明的)来源,出处…
in Polish ojcostwo…
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