Definition of fathership in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːðəʃɪp/

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[mass noun] rare
The state of being someone’s father.
Example sentences
  • The notion of God's fathership is also prominent in the Old Testament.
  • He had no legal standing at this hearing, which Crowe pointed out to him, "unless you want to claim fathership of Callan".
  • Fathership remained unchanged since there was never any inducement to supply the want of the legitimate father.

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