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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; The kinship relation between an offspring and the father; The state of being a father.

Usage examples (38)
  • He may now demand a DNA test to prove paternity.
  • Tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • She calls the paternity challenges by a Los Angeles photographer, quote, "crazy."
  • The use of blood-group determination in paternity actions also constitutes a significant advance in this field, even though the proof is of a negative character. for more
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