Meaning of “caring” in the English Dictionary

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"caring" in British English

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uk /ˈkeə.rɪŋ/ us /ˈker.ɪŋ/

B2 A caring person is kind and gives emotional support to others:

I've always thought of Jo as a very caring person.

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  • The government is deliberately trying to project a more caring image.
  • She was a very loving wife and mother and a caring friend.
  • He's very efficient and caring - I think he would make a good nurse.
  • Unless salaries are improved, more and more good staff will leave the caring professions.
  • He is known for his tireless and caring work with disadvantaged children.

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