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foster father

noun
1.
a man who takes the place of a father in raising a child.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English
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  • He became her foster father and taught her everything she now knows.
  • Poe angered his foster father-accusing him of providing inadequate financial support for his university expenses.
  • SA is torn between wanting to return home and wanting to stay with her foster father.
  • CC has also developed a special relationship with her foster father.
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foster father

noun
1.
a man who looks after or brings up a child or children as a father, in place of the natural or adoptive father
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