Father-figure definition

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A person who serves as an emotional substitute for one's father.
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An older man, often one in a position of power or influence, who elicits the emotions usually reserved for a father.
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Someone that represents, behaves as, or is thought of as a father to another person or group of people.
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Noun

Singular:
father-figure
Plural:
father-figures