Definition of 'mother'
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To face Loclon in the body of her foster mother was testing her to the limit. TREASON KEEP (2001)That touch was the only thing she remembered of her mother. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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Translations for 'mother'
British English: mother /ˈmʌðə/ NOUN
Your mother is your female parent.
She sat on the edge of her mother's bed.
- American English: mother
- Arabic: اُمٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mãe
- Chinese: 母亲
- Croatian: majka
- Czech: matka
- Danish: mor
- Dutch: moeder
- European Spanish: madre
- Finnish: äiti
- French: mère
- German: Mutter
- Greek: μητέρα
- Italian: madre
- Japanese: 母
- Korean: 어머니
- Norwegian: mor
- Polish: matka
- European Portuguese: mãe
- Romanian: mamă
- Russian: мать
- Spanish: madre
- Swedish: mor
- Thai: แม่
- Turkish: anne
- Ukrainian: мати
- Vietnamese: mẹ
Definition of mother from the Collins English Dictionary
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