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father
[ˈfɑːðə(r)]
noun
1. padre (m) (parent, priest)
  • father of six padre de seis hijos
  • from father to son de padre a hijo
  • he was like a father to me fue como un padre para mí
  • like father, like son (Prov) de tal palo, tal astilla
  • Our father Padre Nuestro
  • father Christmas Papá (m) Noel
  • father figure figura (f) paterna
transitive verb
2. engendrar (child); concebir, crear (sentido figurado) (idea, invention)
father [ˈfɑːðəʳ]
noun
1 (gen) padre (m)
to talk to sb like a father hablar a algn en tono paternal; to be passed on or handed down from father to son pasar de padre a hijo
The House of Hardie had been handed down from father to son through many generations and it was his responsibility to continue the tradition ...how skills and secrets were passed from father to son until the coming of mass production
my father and mother mis padres
a father and mother of a row una bronca fenomenal (informal) or de padre y muy señor mío (informal)
like father like son de tal palo, tal astilla
2
Our Father (Rel) Padre Nuestro; to say three Our Fathers rezar tres padrenuestros
3
Father Brown (Rel) (el) padre Brown
4 (founder) padre (m)
the father of English poetry el padre de la poesía inglesa; the Fathers of the Church los Santos Padres de la Iglesia
transitive verb
[+child] engendrar; inventar; producir;
modifier
Father Christmas (n) (Britain) Papá (m) Noel
father confessor (n) (Rel) confesor (m); padre (m) or director (m) espiritual
Father's Day (n) Día (m) del Padre
father figure (n) figura (f) paterna
(Old) Father Time (n) el Tiempo
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