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Meaning of “fond” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 memoriesFeeling 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.
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