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Meaning of "Father of the House" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FATHER OF THE HOUSE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FATHER OF THE HOUSE

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Father of the House is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FATHER OF THE HOUSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Father of the House

Father of the House is a term that has by tradition been unofficially bestowed on certain members of some national legislatures, most notably the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. In some legislatures the term refers to the oldest member, but in others it refers the longest-serving member. The term Mother of the House or Mother of Parliament is also found, although the usage varies between countries. It is used simply as the female alternative to Father of the House, being applied when the relevant member is a woman.

Definition of Father of the House in the English dictionary

The definition of Father of the House in the dictionary is the longest-serving member of the House of Commons.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FATHER OF THE HOUSE

Father Christmas
father confessor
father figure
father lasher
father of the chapel
Father Time
father-in-law
Father´s Day

WORDS THAT END LIKE FATHER OF THE HOUSE

Acid House
Admiralty House
Broadcasting House
Chatsworth House
clerk of the House
Committee of the Whole House
Government House
Harewood House
house
Kenwood House
Mansion House
Osborne House
Queen´s House
Somerset House
Syon House
the House
the Mansion House
the White House
Trinity House
White House
Wilton House

Synonyms and antonyms of Father of the House in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Father of the House» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FATHER OF THE HOUSE

Find out the translation of Father of the House to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Father of the House from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Father of the House» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

议院的父亲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Padre de la Casa
570 millions of speakers

English

Father of the House
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सदन के पिता
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الأب من البيت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Отец Дома
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Pai da Casa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাড়ির পিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Père de la Chambre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bapa Rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vater des Hauses
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハウスの父
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

집의 아버지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rama ing House
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Cha của Nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹவுஸ் தந்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सभागृहाचे पिता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Evin Babası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Padre della Casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ojciec Domu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Батько Будинки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tatăl Casa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ο πατέρας της Βουλής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Vader van die huis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fader av huset
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Far i huset
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Father of the House

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FATHER OF THE HOUSE»

The term «Father of the House» is very widely used and occupies the 5.893 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Father of the House

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FATHER OF THE HOUSE»

Discover the use of Father of the House in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Father of the House and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Father of the House: The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley
The. memoirs. of. KIM. E. BEAZLEY: Father. of. the. House. When Kim Beazley Sr retired after thirty-two years in the House of Representatives, the Melbourne Herald's political correspondent called him 'without a doubt, one of the best ...
Kim Edward Beazley, With Annotations By, 2011
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The Holy Bible, with Explanatory Notes, Practical ...
Hemath, the father of the house of ' Rechab. Jer. xxxs. : 19. V. 42 — 49. This Caleb, being the brother of Jerahmeel, was the same person of whom we read before. His children by Azubah and by Ephrath, had been enumerated : (Note, ...
Thomas Scott (théologien), 1822
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, ...
These are the Kenites that came of liemath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAPTER I11. NOWthese were the sons of David, which were born unto him in Hebron: the first-born Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jelreeiltess; the second, Daniel, ...
Henry Stebbing, 1836
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: ...
These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAP. III. TVTOW these were the sons of David which wereborn unto him in Hebron, the first-born Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jez- reelitess ; the second, Daniel of ...
‎1819
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The Holy Scriptures
These are the Kenites that came from Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab. 3 1Now these were the sons of David, who were born to him in Hebron; the firstborn Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess; the second Daniel, by Abigail the ...
Rabon Vincent, 2002
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: ...
55 And the families of the scribes whicA dwelt at Jabez ; the Tirathites,the Shimea - thites, and Suchathites. these are the Ke- nites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAP. III. x Tbejbns of David. 10 His line to Zede- kiab.
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments ...
These are the Kemtes that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAP. in. 1 The sons of David: 10 His line to Zede- kiah. 17 The successors of Jeconiah. NOW these were the sons of David, which were boni unto him in Hebron ...
‎1816
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The Reference Bible: Containing an Accurate Copy of the ...
These are the Kcuiles thai came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAP. III. f 1VOW these were the sons of 1 1 David, which were lx>rn unto him in Hebron; the first-born Am* non; of Ahum mi ihe Jezreelitcss ; the second, Daniel of ...
Hervey Wilbur, 1826
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments
These are the Kenites that came of Heniath, the father of the house of Rechab. CHAP. III. 36' And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan begat Zabad, 37 And Zabad begat Epblal, and Epblal begat Obcd, 38 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat  ...
‎1825
10
The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NKJV: Lessons in Leadership ...
55And the families of the scribes who dwelt at J abez were the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Suchathites. These were the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab. all. 23The sons of Neariah were Elioenai, ...
John Maxwell, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FATHER OF THE HOUSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Father of the House is used in the context of the following news items.
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Veteran Labour MP Embarks on Anti-Israel Rant in Commons
Labour MP Sir Gerald Kaufman, the father of the House of Commons was accused of being disrespectful to the House by his repeated ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
2
Louth & Horncastle MP gives maiden speech in Parliament
As former Father of the House, he was well used to addressing the serried ranks of these Benches. He was a Member of this House for 54 ... «Horncastle News, Jul 15»
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Nicola Sturgeon threatens second independence referendum over …
Mr Grayling refused to answer Mr Kaufman, the Father of the House, saying his comment about “racism” was demeaning. (Getty Images) It was ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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MPs sense something fishy as Grayling solves West Lothian question
Even for the father of the house, this was pushing it a bit; if Kaufman were to get his way, just saying the word English would become a hate ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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BlackBerry ejected from the Australian Parliament
One of the last hold-outs, and father of the House, Liberal MP Philip Ruddock, confirmed this week that he had been forced to move from ... «ZDNet, Jul 15»
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Americans Spend $12.7B on Father's Day 2015
... United States' House of Representatives, who has held his seat continuously the longest term, is historically called The Father of the House. «Pulse, Jun 15»
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12 Perfect Gifts for Stay-at-Home Dads
Caption: If the father of the house already has a nice DSLR, this lens makes a great addition to his glass menagerie. Sigma's 50mm prime is ... «Wired, Jun 15»
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Labour leadership, welfare cuts, and the state of Parliament
Why, for example, has Sir Gerald Kaufman, the Father of the House, not nominated a leadership candidate, despite having nominated Caroline Flint for Deputy ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
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Morning Teaser: Would you donate a kidney to save your lover's life?
I am her only son and with my father late, she sees me as the father of the house. When I broke the news to her, she almost had a nervous ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jun 15»
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Stern ... Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told Jakarta to fix its …
Speaking to News Corp Australia this morning Father of The House Mr Ruddock said it cost Australia “millions and millions” of dollars to ... «NEWS.com.au, Jun 15»

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