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"kind" in American English

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kindadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /kɑɪnd/
generous, helpful, and caring about other people: She’s a kind, thoughtful person. It was kind of you to give me your seat.
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kindnoun [C]

us   /kɑɪnd/
  • kind noun [C] (TYPE)

a group with similar characteristics, or a particular type: What kind of thing is it? They talked about all kinds of stuff. It’s the largest organization of its kind in history. Where books are concerned, Tyler and Chlo are two of a kind (= similar).
(Definition of kind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"kind" in British English

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kindadjective

uk   /kaɪnd/ us   /kaɪnd/
A2 generous, helpful, and thinking about other people's feelings: She's a very kind and thoughtful person. It's very kind of you to help us. Please be kind to your sister!formal Would you be kind enough to/so kind as to close the door? (= please would you do this)
not causing harm or damage: kind to the environment This soap is kinder to the skin.

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kindnoun [C]

uk   /kaɪnd/ us   /kaɪnd/
(Definition of kind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kind" in Business English

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kindnoun [U]

uk   /kaɪnd/ us  
in kind
used to describe a payment that is given in the form of goods or services and not in the form of money: Payment in kind involves investors receiving more bonds in place of cash interest. At least part of their salary is paid in kind.
(Definition of kind from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kind”
in Korean 종류…
in Arabic نَوْع…
in Malaysian jenis…
in French sorte, espèce…
in Russian род, тип, сорт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寬容的, 有益的, 體貼的…
in Italian genere, tipo…
in Turkish tür, çeşit…
in Polish rodzaj…
in Spanish tipo, género, clase…
in Vietnamese loại…
in Portuguese tipo, espécie…
in Thai ชนิด…
in German die Art…
in Catalan classe, mena…
in Japanese 種類…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宽容的, 有益的, 体贴的…
in Indonesian jenis…
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