noun, plural pères [per; English pairz] /pɛr; English pɛərz/. French.
Examples from the Web for pere
Pere Navarro, head of the Catalan socialist party, said: "We need a new head of state."Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall?|Tom Sykes|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1982, Assad pere massacred 20,000 of his own people in Hama.
Gaddafi pere has cast his sons against each other in an effort to divide and conquer, as he has done to his nation.Libya Protests: Muammar Gaddafi's Leadership Vacuum|Eliza Griswold|February 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sources tell us that she has kept Mubarak pere from naming a Vice President.
One day, recovering from loss of consciousness, he asked Pere Tellier to give him absolution for all his sins.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
"You may bring up the bundle, porter," quoth the Pere Noble.What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Pere Grandet returned from the garden with the fruit and arranged a plateful on the kitchen-table.Eugenie Grandet|Honore de Balzac
"Come to the chateau, you and your otter,—if you really have one," he said to Pere Fourchon.Sons of the Soil|Honore de Balzac
It was not, however, pere Kontzen's terrace nor his appetizing fried dishes that drew them on.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
British Dictionary definitions for pere
Word Origin and History for pere
1610s, "a French priest," from French père "father," from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.