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motherly

adjective uk   /ˈmʌð.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ.li/ usually approving
A motherly woman treats other people with a lot of kindness and love and tries to make certain they are happy.
Translations of “motherly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 母親似的,慈母般的…
in Russian заботливый…
in Turkish anne gibi, ana şefkati gösteren, ana gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母亲似的,慈母般的…
in Polish matczyny, macierzyński…
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