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momnoun [C]

uk   /mɒm/  us   /mɑːm/ US informal (UK mum)
A1 a ​mother: I ​miss my mom and ​dad a lot. [as form of address] Aw, Mom, why can't I go? All the moms were ​waiting in the ​schoolyard. She ​loves being a mom.

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

"mom" in American English

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momnoun [C]

 us   /mɑm/ infml
mother : Can I ​borrow the ​car, Mom?
(Definition of mom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mom”
in Korean 엄마…
in Arabic أُمّ…
in Malaysian emak…
in Russian мама…
in Chinese (Traditional) 母親, 媽媽…
in Italian mamma…
in Turkish anne…
in Polish mama…
in Spanish mamá, mami…
in Vietnamese mẹ…
in Portuguese mamãe, mãe…
in Thai แม่…
in Catalan mama…
in Japanese ママ(米国で母をさす言葉)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母亲, 妈妈…
in Indonesian ibu, mama…
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