Definition of 'paternal'
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He needs to understand that I have done this for him out of sheer paternal duty. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2003)I foresaw a splendid career ahead of her as a wife and mother, a prospect which filled me with paternal pride. ULTIMATE PRIZES (2003)
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British English: paternal ADJECTIVE
Paternal is used to describe feelings or actions which are typical of those of a kind father towards his child.
...paternal love for his children.
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