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avuncularadjective

uk   /əˈvʌŋ.kjə.lər/  us   /əˈvʌŋ.kjə.lɚ/ formal
friendly, ​kind, or ​helpful, like the ​expectedbehaviour of an ​uncle: an avuncular, ​quietlyspoken man His avuncular ​imagebelies his ​steelydetermination.
(Definition of avuncular from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “avuncular”
in Chinese (Simplified) 叔伯般的, 慈祥的, 关怀备至的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叔伯般的, 慈祥的, 關懷備至的…
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