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English definition of “affectionate”


adjective uk   /əˈfek.ʃən.ət/ us  
C2 showing feelings of liking or love: an affectionate kiss He's an affectionate little boy.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She smiled affectionately at him.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
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