beau-père

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See also: beaupere

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French beau pere, beaupere, beau-père, biau pere; equivalent to beau- +‎ père.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bo.pɛʁ/
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Noun[edit]

beau-père m (plural beaux-pères)

  1. a father-in-law, the father of one's spouse
  2. a stepfather, stepdad, the present husband of the mother of a child from a previous marriage

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