affection

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈfɛkʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈfɛkʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə fekshən)


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affection

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. her [undying, unwavering, intense] affection (for)
  2. he [earned, won] her affection (by)
  3. the affection of a [lover, partner, friend]
  4. a [dog's, pet's] affection
  5. [needs, craves] (a lot of) affection
  6. craves the affection of [her parents, everyone, his teachers]
  7. public displays of affection
  8. [hate, don't mind] public affection
  9. showing affection in public
  10. only shows his affection [when, if]
  11. Buy her [roses, earrings] to show your affection.
  12. [ways, gifts] to show your affection
  13. wish you [could, would] show more affection
  14. need more affection in [our, this] relationship
  15. give you all of my affection and [respect, love, attention]
  16. Affection is important in any [relationship, marriage].
  17. has a lot of affection [for, towards] her
  18. has a (firm) place in his affections
  19. There is a lot of affection between them.
  20. a look of [pure, undying] affection
  21. Outdated: is suffering from a [skin, pulmonary] affection
  22. Outdated: affections like [fear, hate, love]
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