Meaning of “fatherly” in the English Dictionary

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"fatherly" in British English

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fatherlyadjective

uk /ˈfɑː.ðəl.i/ us /ˈfɑː.ðɚ.li/

used to describe a man or male behaviour typical of a kind and loving father:

fatherly advice

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

"fatherly" in American English

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fatherlyadjective

us /ˈfɑð·ər·li/

(Definition of “fatherly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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