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American English: /ˈhaʊsˌfɑðər/
British English: /ˈhaʊsfɑːðə/

Translation of housefather in Spanish:


  • (British)
    (supervisor de una residencia de delincuentes juveniles, huérfanos etc)
    Example sentences
    • After working as a housefather, Porteous became health and safety officer at the school and stayed in the post until he retired four years ago.
    • In the mornings we were woken up at 5: 30 by our housefather turning our lights on and off.
    • To the best of our knowledge, our rights as housefathers have never been encroached upon.
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