Meaning of “affinity” in the English Dictionary

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"affinity" in British English

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affinitynoun

uk /əˈfɪn.ə.ti/ us /əˈfɪn.ə.t̬i/

(Definition of “affinity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"affinity" in American English

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affinitynoun [ C/U ]

us /əˈfɪn·ɪ·t̬i/

a close similarity between two things, or an attraction or sympathy for someone or something, esp. because of shared characteristics:

[ C ] Many people really feel an affinity for/with dolphins.

(Definition of “affinity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)