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godparent
American English: /ˈɡɑdˌpɛrənt/
British English: /ˈɡɒdpɛːr(ə)nt/

Translation of godparent in Spanish:

noun

  • (man) my godparents
    mis padrinos
    Example sentences
    • Even in a ‘private’ baptism, the godparents represent the community of faith.
    • At the baptism, the Christian godparent would answer the questions that imply Christian belief.
    • This is a lifelong relationship, and many godparents have managed to reconnect with their godson or goddaughter.

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