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Japanese translation of “friend”

friend

noun   /frend/
A1 someone that you know well and like
友だち
Sarah is my best friend (= the friend I like most).
A2 a person you write to on an internet site
(インターネットでやり取りをする)友だち
I’ve just added Adam as a friend on Facebook .
make friends (with someone) B1 to begin to know and like someone
~と友達になる
He’s shy and finds it difficult to make friends.
be friends (with someone) B1 to know and like someone
~の友達だ
I’ve been friends with Lynne for years .
(Definition of friend noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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