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  1. patriarch

    • IPA[ˈpeɪtrɪɑːk]

    英式

    • n.
      the male head of a family or tribe.;an older man who is powerful within an organization
    • noun: patriarch, plural noun: patriarchs

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    • 1. the male head of a family or tribe.
    • an older man who is powerful within an organization Hollywood's reigning patriarch rose to speak
    • the male founder of something he's the patriarch of all spin doctors
    • 2. any of those biblical figures regarded as fathers of the human race, especially Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their forefathers, or the sons of Jacob.
    • 3. a bishop of one of the most ancient Christian sees (Alexandria, Antioch, Constantinople, Jerusalem, and formerly Rome).
    • the head of an autocephalous or independent Orthodox Church Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
    • a Roman Catholic bishop ranking above primates and metropolitans and immediately below the Pope, often the head of a Uniate community Patriarch of Venice
    • n.
      a title of the Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a title of the Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpātrēˌärk]

    美式

    • n.
      the male head of a family or tribe.

    Oxford American Dictionary