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"touching" in British English

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touchingadjective

uk   us   /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ/
making you ​feelsadness, ​sympathy, etc.: a touching ​story The way she took ​care of her little ​sister was really touching.
touchingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of touching from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"touching" in American English

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touchingadjective

 us   /ˈtʌtʃ·ɪŋ/
making you ​feelsadness, ​sympathy, etc.: Many ​findstories about ​cats more touching than any ​humanstories.
(Definition of touching from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “touching”
in Chinese (Simplified) 感人的…
in Turkish dokunaklı, etkileyen, dokunan…
in Russian трогательный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感人的…
in Polish wzruszający…
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