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Meaning of “brotherly” in the English Dictionary

"brotherly" in British English

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uk   /ˈbrʌð.əl.i/  us   /-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)

"brotherly" in American English

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 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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