motherly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"motherly" in British English

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uk   /ˈmʌð.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ.li/ usually approving
A motherly woman ​treats other ​people with a lot of ​kindness and ​love and ​tries to make ​certain they are ​happy.
(Definition of motherly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈmʌð·ər·li/

motherly adjective (PARENT)

typical of a ​kind or ​caringmother
(Definition of motherly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “motherly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 母亲似的,慈母般的…
in Turkish anne gibi, ana şefkati gösteren, ana gibi…
in Russian заботливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 母親似的,慈母般的…
in Polish matczyny, macierzyński…
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