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fairy godmothernoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌfeə.ri ˈɡɒd.mʌð.ər/  us   /ˌfer.i ˈɡɑːd.mʌð.ɚ/
a ​magicalcharacter in some children's ​stories who ​helps someone who is in ​trouble: Cinderella's ​fairygodmotherhelped her go to the ​ball.
someone who ​unexpectedlyarrives to ​solveyourproblems or make good things ​happen to you: The ​company playedfairygodmother by ​deciding to ​sponsor the ​club for another five ​years.
(Definition of fairy godmother from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fairy godmother”
in Chinese (Simplified) (童话中)提供帮助的仙女, 救星, 恩人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (童話中)提供幫助的仙女, 救星, 恩人…
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