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adjective kind pronunciation in American English /kaɪnd/
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  1. 1
    behaving in a way that shows you care about other people and want to help them

    Thank you, Mark, you’ve been very kind.

    kind to:

    She was very kind to me when the children were sick.

    it is kind of someone to do something:

    It was kind of you to help them.

    1. a.
      used about someone’s appearance

      She had a gentle kind face.

    2. b.
      used about things that someone says or does, especially when you are thanking them

      Thank you for your kind words.

      We are grateful for your kind offer.

  2. 2
    formal not causing harm or damage

    Fate has been kind to me.



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