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friend

noun /frend/
someone who knows and likes another person very well
ami/-ie
He is my best friend.
a person who acts in a friendly and generous way to people etc he or she does not know
ami/-ie
She is a friend to animals.
friendless adjective without friends
délaissé
He found himself alone and friendless in the world.
friendly adjective kind and willing to make friends
amical
She is very friendly to everybody.
friendship noun the state of being friends
amitié
Friendship is a wonderful thing.
a particular relationship between two friends
amitié
Our friendship grew through the years.
make friends (with) to start a friendly relationship; to become friends with someone
devenir ami/-ie avec
The child tried to make friends with the dog.
(Definition of friend from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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