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friend

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