Definition of father-in-law in English:

father-in-law

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noun (plural fathers-in-law)

  • The father of one’s husband or wife.
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    • It will have to be signed by his wife, his father-in-law and his father jointly.
    • She murders both her father-in-law and her husband before being deported to Siberia.
    • Acts of defiance or insubordination by women toward their husbands, fathers-in-law, or other senior male relatives can result in beatings from male relatives, especially one's husband.

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