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adjective uk   us   /kaɪnd/
A2 generous, helpful, and thinking about other people's feelings: She's a very kind and thoughtful person. It's very kind of you to help us. Please be kind to your sister!formal Would you be kind enough to/so kind as to close the door? (= please would you do this) not causing harm or damage: kind to the environment This soap is kinder to the skin.
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in Arabic نَوْع…
in Korean 종류…
in Malaysian jenis…
in French sorte, espèce…
in Turkish tür, çeşit…
in Italian genere, tipo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寬容的, 有益的, 體貼的…
in Russian род, тип, сорт…
in Polish rodzaj…
in Vietnamese loại…
in Spanish tipo, género, clase…
in Portuguese tipo, espécie…
in Thai ชนิด…
in German die Art…
in Catalan classe, mena…
in Japanese 種類…
in Indonesian jenis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宽容的, 有益的, 体贴的…
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