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avuncular

adjective uk   /əˈvʌŋ.kjə.lər/ us    /-lɚ/ formal
friendly, kind, or helpful, like the expected behaviour of an uncle: an avuncular, quietly spoken man His avuncular image belies his steely determination.
Translations of “avuncular”
in Chinese (Traditional) 叔伯般的, 慈祥的, 關懷備至的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叔伯般的, 慈祥的, 关怀备至的…
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