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the father of sth

the man who began something or first made something important: Freud was the father of psychiatry.
Translations of “the father of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) …的創始人, …的奠基人…
in Chinese (Simplified) …的创始人, …的奠基人…
(Definition of the father of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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