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English definition of “affectionate”


adjective     /əˈfek.ʃən.ət/
C2 showing feelings of liking or love: an affectionate kiss He's an affectionate little boy.Showing affectionTouching and feeling affectionately     /-li/ adverb She smiled affectionately at him.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
(Definition of affectionate adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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