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mother

verb [T]   often disapproving
 
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/ˈmʌð.ər/
How to pronounce mother verb in British English
 
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How to pronounce mother verb in American English
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(Pronunciation of mother verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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