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padre
Pronunciation: / ˈpadre /

Translation of padre in English:

nome maschile

  • 4 (Religione) (titolo di monaci o frati) See examples:padre Francesco
    Father Francesco
    un padre domenicano
    a dominican priest
    un padre gesuita
    a Jesuit priest
    padre superiore
    Father Superior
    il Santo Padre
    the Holy Father

also: padri nome maschile plurale

Idioms

tale padre tale figlio

a padre avaro figlio prodigo

[proverbio]
= the son has the opposite vice to the father

Compounds

padre adottivo

  • adoptive father

padre biologico

  • biological father

padre di famiglia

Padre Nostro

padre padrone

  • heavy-handed father

padre putativo

  • putative father

padre spirituale

Padri della Chiesa

padri coscritti

  • (Storia)
    Conscript Fathers

Padri Pellegrini

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