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a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

to be the biological father of

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a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

the founder of a family

'Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church)

(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine

a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization

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God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

a person who founds or establishes some institution

the head of an organized crime family

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17) Although correlations from the same time frame between rates of violent crime and indices of fatherlessness may leave room for legitimate debate on correlation versus causality, the successful predictions of violent crime rates from indices of fatherlessness which occurred 20 years earlier presents a different order of rigor.
The consequences of fatherlessness, divorce and absent parents are well-documented.
Poor parenting and the present black culture have prevented too many black children from "throwing off the veil of ignorance" rooted in problems of poverty, disproportionate fatherlessness, bad schools, high rates of unemployment, and lives wasted in jail.
This strut of which I sing has naught to do with fatherlessness.
The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women by Jonetta Rose Barras is a very insightful and empowering book that deals with black women who grow up without fathers.
According to David Blankenhorn in his book, Fatherless America, fatherlessness constitutes the most harmful demographic trend and the source of our country's most urgent social problems including crime, adolescent pregnancy, child sexual abuse, and domestic violence against women.
It was discovered only 20 years after his death (in 1923), and later published under various titles, such as Without Fathers, Fatherlessness, Platonov or simply A Play without a Title.
First, government data show the psychological effect of fatherlessness on children and society.
standards have dropped alarmingly, and fatherlessness is again strongly
Blankenhorn's writings, for instance, are based almost entirely on the assumption that the primary cause of fatherlessness is men walking away from their wives and children.
which likes to boast that it represents "millions of Americans, of every color and creed, who share a commitment to reducing fatherlessness and rebuilding a marriage-based culture in the United States.
Fatherlessness, drug abuse, high divorce rates, marital affairs, child abuse and abduction, abandonment of the family, discord and violence at major levels in the home and in society profoundly impacts the next generation.
Fathers4Justice Liverpool coordinator Pete Molloy said: ``There is a growing problem of mass fatherlessness in this country because of institutional bias within the family legal system.
While Wesley's characters have had experiences that inform the way they deal with the opposite sex, readers may find it disturbing that Wesley points to Randall's fatherlessness and bitter and possessive mother to explain why he treats women so miserably.
Drucilla Cornell, Fatherhood and its Discontents: Men, Patriarchy and Freedom, in LOST FATHERS: THE POLITICS OF FATHERLESSNESS IN AMERICA 199 (Cynthia R.