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brotherlyadjective

uk   /ˈbrʌð.əl.i/  us   /ˈbrʌð.ɚ.li/
showing the kindness, interest, or love that you would expect a brother to show: Can I give you some brotherly advice?
(Definition of brotherly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brotherlyadverb

 us   /ˈbrʌð·ər·li/
like or characteristic of a brother: brotherly advice
(Definition of brotherly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brotherly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 兄弟般的, 友好的…
in Turkish kardeşçe, kardeş gibi…
in Russian братский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兄弟般的, 友好的…
in Polish bratni, braterski…
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