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paternity

pa·ter·ni·ty

paternity

 
pronunciation:
p tuhr nih ti
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fact or state of being a father; fatherhood.
definition 2: descent or inheritance from a father.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning a legal action in which a woman accuses a man of fathering her child.
definition 2: of or concerning fatherhood.
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