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English definition of “care for sb”

care for sb

(PROTECT/PROVIDE FOR) phrasal verb with care     /keər/ US  /ker/ verb [I]
B1 to protect someone or something and provide the things they need, especially someone who is young , old , or ill : The children are being cared for by a relative . She can't go out to work because she has to stay at home to care for her elderly mother . It's good to know that the dogs will be well cared for while we're away.Treating and caring for people
(Definition of care for sb (PROTECT/PROVIDE FOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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