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moth•er•ly



Pronunciation: (mu&thslash;'ur-lē), [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a mother; maternal: motherly solicitude.
2. like a mother: to take a motherly interest in an orphan.

adv.
in the manner of a mother.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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