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godfather

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity, Crime
god‧fa‧ther [countable]
1RRC a male godparent
2 informalSCC the head of a criminal organization such as the mafia
3

the godfather of something

someone who began or developed something such as a type of music:
Afrika Bambaataa, the Godfather of hip hop

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