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godparent

[god-pair-uh nt, -par-] /ˈgɒdˌpɛər ənt, -ˌpær-/
noun
1.
a godfather or godmother.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; God + parent
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British Dictionary definitions for god-parent

godparent

/ˈɡɒdˌpɛərənt/
noun
1.
a person who stands sponsor to another at baptism
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