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affectionate

Pronunciation: /əˈfekʃnət/

Translation of affectionate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • cariñoso, afectuoso your affectionate son, Peter (in letters) tu hijo que te quiere, Peter to be affectionate toward sb ser* cariñoso con algn
    Example sentences
    • She may like to deny it but she is vulnerable and can be tender and affectionate.
    • That movie was tender and affectionate without being pedantic.
    • His father and mother were very affectionate and I was closely associated with his family.

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