father-figure


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Noun1.father-figure - a man (often a powerful or influential man) who arouses emotions usually felt for your real father and with whom you identify psychologically
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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father-figure

[ˈfɑːðəˌfɪgəʳ] nfigura paterna
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