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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpaterpa‧ter /ˈpeɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English old-fashioned  FATHERfather
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paterI just don't want you having to face the pater only to find that she didn't mean half she said.Aeneas is the pater, the ancestor, the proto-Roman.If Pickles really does love you, maybe the pater would give her a decent allowance and you'd manage somehow.Ever since the pater told her you might be going to marry Cora-Beth, she's been determined to win you back.I can tell you one thing - the pater won't give you his blessing.The pater was saying something to that effect only the other day.
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