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Synonyms for paternity
pəˈtɜr nɪ tipa·ter·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paternitynoun

    the state of being a father

    "tests were conducted to determine paternity"

    Synonyms:
    fatherhood, authorship

  2. fatherhood, paternitynoun

    the kinship relation between an offspring and the father

    Synonyms:
    fatherhood, authorship

  3. authorship, paternitynoun

    the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

    "the authorship of the theory is disputed"

    Synonyms:
    composition, fatherhood, authorship, penning, writing

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  1. paternitynoun

    Synonyms:
    fathership, fatherhood

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How to use paternity in a sentence?

  1. Jody Heymann:

    The bad news is the United States is so late to the game, the good news is that with 187 countries in the world having paid maternity leave, over 90 having paid paternity leave, actually there's a ton that's already known about what works.

  2. Keith Eddleman:

    It is more common than we think, in many situations, you would never know because there is no reason to do a paternity test on twins.

  3. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    Some men just aren't cut out for paternity. Better they should realize it before and not after they become responsible for a son.

  4. Ivanka Trump:

    We’re still at zero weeks of paid leave. We’re the only country in the developed world that that’s true of, the president has called for maternity and paternity and adoptive leave, and we’re working to make that happen.

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