Definition of Forefather in English :

Define Forefather in English

Forefather meaning in English

Meaning of Forefather in English

Pronunciation of Forefather in English

Forefather pronunciation in English

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Forefather

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Noun

1. father, forefather, sire

the founder of a family

Example Sentences:
'keep the faith of our forefathers'

2. forefather

person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group

Example Sentences:
'our forefathers brought forth a great nation'

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Forefather

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noun
an ancestor, esp a male

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Forefather

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noun
an ancestor

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Forefather

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n.
1. An ancestor. See Synonyms at ancestor.
2. A person who is from an earlier time and has originated or contributed to a common tradition shared by a particular group.

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