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fa·ther·hood

 (fä′thər-ho͝od′)
n.
1. The state of being a father.
2. The qualities of a father.
3. Fathers considered as a group.

fatherhood

(ˈfɑːðəˌhʊd)
n
the state or responsibility of being a father

fa•ther•hood

(ˈfɑ ðərˌhʊd)

n.
1. the state of being a father.
2. fathers collectively.
3. the qualities or spirit of a father.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fatherhood - the kinship relation between an offspring and the fatherfatherhood - the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
family relationship, kinship, relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
2.Fatherhood - God when considered as the first person in the Trinity; "hear our prayers, Heavenly Father"
3.fatherhood - the status of a religious leader
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
4.fatherhood - the status of a father
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations
أبُوَّه
otcovství
faderskab
faîerni; föîurhlutverk
babalık

fatherhood

[ˈfɑːðəhʊd] Npaternidad f

fatherhood

[ˈfɑːðərhʊd] npaternité ffather-in-law [ˈfɑːðərɪnlɔː] nbeau-père m

fatherhood

[ˈfɑːðəˌhʊd] npaternità

father

(ˈfaːðə) noun
1. a male parent, especially human. Mr Smith is her father.
2. (with capital) the title of a (usually Roman Catholic) priest. I met Father Sullivan this morning.
3. a person who begins, invents or first makes something. King Alfred was the father of the English navy.
verb
to be the father of. King Charles II fathered a number of children.
ˈfatherhood noun
the state or condition of being a father. Now that the children are older I am enjoying fatherhood.
ˈfatherly adjective
like a father. He showed a fatherly interest in his friend's child.
ˈfather-in-law noun
the father of one's wife or husband.

fatherhood

n paternidad f
References in classic literature ?
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The next evening when Billy came home from work, Saxon caused him to know and undertake more of the responsibilities of fatherhood.
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But having known woman, and love, and fatherhood, and the belly-delights of eating, he had passed on beyond.
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