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fondadjective

uk   /fɒnd/ us   /fɑːnd/
  • fond adjective (LIKING)

be fond of sb/sth
B1 to like someone or something very much; to like doing something: She was very fond of horses. "I'm very fond of you, you know," he said. My brother is fond of pointing out my mistakes.
[before noun] happy and loving: Many of us have fond memories of our childhoods. We said a fond farewell to each other (= we said goodbye in a loving way) and promised to write.

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fondadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /fɑnd/
having feelings of affection for someone or something, or having a liking for an activity: I’m really fond of my aunt and enjoy seeing her. She had fond memories of her childhood. Charles is fond of driving, so I’m happy just to be a passenger.
fondly
adverb us   /ˈfɑnd·li/
He smiled fondly at his wife.
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