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Noun Concept
Categories: Positions of authority, Developmental psychology, Fatherhood, Male stock characters, Interpersonal relationships
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father figure  father surrogate
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A man who takes over all the functions of the real father WordNet 3.0
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A man who takes over all the functions of the real father WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A father figure is usually an older man, normally one with power, authority, or strength, with whom one can identify on a deeply psychological level and who generates emotions generally felt towards one's father. Wikipedia
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One who represents, behaves as, or is regarded as equivalent to a father for another person or group of people. Wiktionary
One who represents, behaves as, or is regarded as a father. Wiktionary (translation)
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