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They have been portrayed with such love and affection that it brought a tear to my eye. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ask yourself why you crave attention so much and why you confuse it with true love and affection. The Sun (2016)She says I did not show her enough love and affection but this is not true. The Sun (2016) Respect and affection, primarily - the lack of which are notable as legendary artist after legendary artist refuses to perform for him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Dear Deidre MY partner says he loves me but shows me little affection. The Sun (2016)What does come across is the great affection for this man and his dogged pursuit of excess. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why do you keep battling to win his love and affection? The Sun (2014)People often form a big affection for it at times like a divorce or major illness. The Sun (2010)Treat your spouse with tenderness and affection. Christianity Today (2000)These are affections of place and taste that run deep. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Almost at once he gained the respect and affection of those around him. The Sun (2012)Their public show of affection followed rumours of marriage troubles and her alleged affair with a singer. The Sun (2010)By causing so little offence she has inspired a great deal of affection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It feels like parental affection in its purest form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has a makeover to win his affections. The Sun (2007)His affection for the place runs deep. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our affair is affection and tenderness. The Sun (2011)Miss D. was not a woman for great displays of affection or emotion. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)But affection takes strange forms, after all. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I have a special affection for moths. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Anger, frustration and hatred are as real and valid emotions as affection, protection or love. Mothers who Leave (1994)
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Translations for 'affection'
British English: affection NOUN
If you regard someone or something with affection, you like them and are fond of them.
She thought of him with affection.
Definition of affection from the Collins English Dictionary
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