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adjective sympathetic pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪk/
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  1. 1
    kind to someone who has a problem and willing to understand how they feel
    You’re not being very sympathetic.
    Jill was a sympathetic listener.
  2. 2
    supporting a plan, action, or person
    sympathetic to/towards: Skokov was considered sympathetic to the nationalist cause.

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 sympathetic pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪkli/ adverb
The committee would consider this type of request sympathetically.


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