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English definition of “fond”


adjective     /fɒnd/
be fond of sb/sth B1 to like someone or something: to be fond of animals / music [+ doing sth] He's not very fond of dancing .Liking
B2 [always before noun] expressing or causing happy feelings : fond memories Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
a fond hope/belief, etc something that you wish were true , but probably is notHoping and hopefulnessPotential
fondly adverb fondness noun [C, U] We both have a fondness for cricket .
(Definition of fond adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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