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af•fec•tion•ate



Pronunciation: (u-fek'shu-nit), [key]
adj.
1. showing, indicating, or characterized by affection or love; fondly tender: an affectionate embrace.
2. having great affection or love; warmly attached; loving: your affectionate brother.
3. Obs.
a. strongly disposed or inclined.
b. passionate; headstrong.
c. biased; partisan.

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