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fairy godmother

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a magical character in some children's stories who helps someone who is in trouble: Cinderella's fairy godmother helped her go to the ball. someone who unexpectedly arrives to solve your problems or make good things happen to you: The company played fairy godmother by deciding to sponsor the club for another five years.
Translations of “fairy godmother”
in Chinese (Traditional) (童話中)提供幫助的仙女, 救星, 恩人…
in Chinese (Simplified) (童话中)提供帮助的仙女, 救星, 恩人…
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