father-in-law


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fa·ther-in-law

 (fä′thər-ĭn-lô′)
n. pl. fathers-in-law
1. The father of one's spouse.
2. Archaic A stepfather.

father-in-law

n, pl fathers-in-law
the father of one's wife or husband

fa′ther-in-law`



n., pl. fa•thers-in-law.
the father of one's husband or wife.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.father-in-law - the father of your spouse
begetter, father, male parent - a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"
in-law, relative-in-law - a relative by marriage
Translations

father-in-law

[ˈfɑːðərɪnlɔː] N (fathers-in-law (pl)) → suegro m

father-in-law

[ˈfɑːðəɪnˌlɔː] nsuocero

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.

father-in-law

الـحَمُو tchán svigerfar Schwiegervater πεθερός suegro appi beau-père svekar suocero 義父 시아버지 schoonvader svigerfar teść sogro свекор, тесть svärfar พ่อของสามีหรือภรรยา kayınpeder bố chồng 公公或岳父

father-in-law

n. suegro.

father-in-law

n (pl fathers-in-law) suegro
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According to the cricketer, if the selectors had been influenced by his family, then he would definitely have got a place in the squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010, adding that his father-in-law himself opposed his selection because of his lack of form at that time.
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