Definition of 'fatherhood'
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That is the test of modern fatherhood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But marriage and fatherhood brought him back onto land. READY, STEADY, GO!: Swinging London and the Invention of Cool (2002)How he laughs when he tells you his fears of impending fatherhood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is also nervous about impending fatherhood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Does marriage and fatherhood change anything? Times, Sunday Times (2009)And what about marriage and fatherhood? Times, Sunday Times (2015)So did fatherhood change our heroes? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And fatherhood has changed things for the better, too. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the captain's armband and impending fatherhood seem to have given him a new sense of maturity. The Sun (2011)I ask how fatherhood has changed him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How has fatherhood changed you? The Sun (2012)Except, soldier, this is not quite how modern fatherhood works. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Rock stardom, marriage and fatherhood don't always mix. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At 33, he said that he was pushed into property ownership by marriage and fatherhood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The mum-of-two told Woman magazine that fatherhood has changed the mogul. The Sun (2015) Marriage, fatherhood and the small matter of grinding down the world's best bowlers have transformed his outlook. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'fatherhood'
British English: fatherhood NOUN
Fatherhood is the state of being a father.
...the joys of fatherhood.
Definition of fatherhood from the Collins English Dictionary
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