Meaning of “mother figure” in the English Dictionary

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"mother figure" in British English

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mother figurenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmʌð.ə ˌfɪɡ.ər/ us /ˈmʌð.ɚ ˌfɪɡ.jʊr/

a woman who you feel you can ask for help, support, or advice

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

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