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My father taught me to drive.
George suspected that he was not the father of Emily's child.
The thought of becoming a father terrified Mark.
I never knew my real father.
The 32-year-old father of three denies the charges.
Tom has been like a father to me.
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a part of an atom that moves around the nucleus (=centre) and has a negative electrical charge