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pa·dre

 (pä′drā, -drē)
n.
1. Father. Used as a form of address for a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
2. Informal A military chaplain.

[Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese, all from Latin pater, patr-, father; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.]

padre

(ˈpɑːdrɪ)
n (sometimes capital)
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) father: used to address or refer to a clergyman, esp a priest
2. (Military) a chaplain to the armed forces
[via Spanish or Italian from Latin pater father]

pa•dre

(ˈpɑ dreɪ, -dri)

n., pl. -dres.
1. a priest or clergyman.
2. a military chaplain.
[1575–85; < Sp, Portuguese, Italian: father < Latin pater]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.padre - a chaplain in one of the military servicespadre - a chaplain in one of the military services
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
chaplain - a clergyman ministering to some institution
2.padre - `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church)Padre - `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
priest - a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders

padre

noun priest, vicar, parson, preacher, minister, pastor, chaplain, clergyman, rector, curate, man of the cloth Many soldiers found the padre a comforting presence.
Translations

padre

[ˈpɑːdrɪ] N (Mil) → capellán m militar (Univ) → capellán m de colegio; (in direct address) → padre

padre

n (Mil) → Feldkaplan m, → Feldgeistliche(r) m; yes, padreja, Herr Kaplan

padre

[ˈpɑːdrɪ] n
a. (Mil, Naut) → cappellano
b. (fam) (clergyman) → padre m
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