Definition of 'daughter'
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It worked perfectly until his eldest daughter asked to see the packaging. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How would she feel if one of her daughters wanted a career like hers? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have two daughters and two granddaughters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We just feel incredibly lucky to have a beautiful son and daughter. The Sun (2017)And would you encourage your teenage daughters to do it? Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is estranged from his eldest son and daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have a very young daughter. Smithsonian Mag (2017)You need to be united in addressing your younger daughter's behaviour. The Sun (2016)They had a daughter a year younger than me. The Sun (2013)My eldest daughter is at university and uses the car to get to and from her classes. The Sun (2014)My eldest son and daughter could now write well and fast. The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)Until this weekend he had not had the right to receive his son and daughter there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was married twice and is survived by his three sons and two daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another one gave birth to twelve daughter churches during my ministry. Christianity Today (2000)Our youngest daughters have been best friends since they were three years old. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His two daughters are at university here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They had a son and four daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is survived by his wife and their two daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My eldest daughter sees things differently. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now the church wants my daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She spoke from knowledge, having watched her teenage daughter die naturally of cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also has a one-year-old daughter by a woman he met in a nightclub two years ago. The Sun (2015)When the cell divides, each daughter cell gets one of the chains. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)I confronted him about it and he said this woman had two daughters but insisted only one was his. The Sun (2006)Not only that, she combines cheerleading with a full-time job and bringing up two teenage daughters on her own. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'daughter'
British English: daughter /ˈdɔːtə/ NOUN
Your daughter is your female child.
She has three daughters.
- American English: daughter
- Arabic: اِبْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: filha
- Chinese: 女儿
- Croatian: kći
- Czech: dcera
- Danish: datter
- Dutch: dochter
- European Spanish: hija
- Finnish: tytär
- French: fille filiation
- German: Tochter
- Greek: κόρη
- Italian: figlia
- Japanese: 娘
- Korean: 딸
- Norwegian: datter
- Polish: córka
- European Portuguese: filha
- Romanian: fiică
- Russian: дочь
- Spanish: hija
- Swedish: dotter
- Thai: ลูกสาว
- Turkish: kız evlat
- Ukrainian: дочка
- Vietnamese: con gái con đẻ
Definition of daughter from the Collins English Dictionary
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