"godfather" translation into German

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"godfather" in German

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{noun}

  1. general
  2. religion
  3. figurative

1. general

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Gevatter {m} [arch.] (Pate)
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Gote {m} [Southger.] (Pate)
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2. religion

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Pate {m} [rel.]
I would like to start, however, with Mr Titley’ s speech, as he is a sort of godfather to us.
Ich möchte jedoch mit Herrn Titleys Beitrag beginnen, da er eine Art Pate für uns ist.
It's never "The Godfather;" it's never "Citizen Kane;" it's always some third rate movie with some second rate star.
Es ist nie "Der Pate", es ist nie "Citizen Kane". Es ist immer ein drittklassiger Film mit irgendeinem zweitklassigen Star.
Der Pate des Soul.

3. figurative

godfather (also: honcho, boss, head, chief)
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Boss {m} [coll.]