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English definition of “-like”

-like

suffix uk   /-laɪk/ us  
like the thing mentioned: The paper criticized what it described as the animal-like behaviour of the fans. There was a large, ball-like structure on top of the building. childlike trust a cabbage-like vegetableSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of -like suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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