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English definition of “soft spot”

soft spot

noun [C usually sing]  /ˈsɔft ˌspɑt/
a strong liking for something or someone: I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for Denver .
(Definition of soft spot noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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