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father
'fɑːðər
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. God when considered as the first person in the Trinity.
  2. Any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom.
  3. `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church).
  4. The head of an organized crime family.
  5. A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father).
  6. A person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization.
    • The founder of a family.
    • A person who founds or establishes some institution.
    (动) As a verb
    1. Make children.
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