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fathership

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːðəʃɪp
 
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Definition of fathership in English:

noun

[mass noun] rare
The state of being someone’s father.
Example sentences
  • It is possible that the fathership of the child born to the woman who remarries before the expiration of this waiting period can come into question.
  • The idea of spiritual fathership that these biblical passages suggest became a dominant theme among early Egyptian solitary monks.
  • Fathership remained unchanged since there was never any inducement to supply the want of the legitimate father.

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