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liking

[ lahy-king ]
/ 藞la瑟 k瑟艐 /
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noun
preference, inclination, or favor: to show a liking for privacy.
pleasure or taste: much to his liking.
the state or feeling of a person who likes.
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Origin of liking

before 900; Middle English; Old English l墨cung.See like2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM liking

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British Dictionary definitions for liking

liking
/ (藞la瑟k瑟艐) /

noun
the feeling of a person who likes; fondness
a preference, inclination, or pleasure
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