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mother

  
  ( mothers    plural & 3rd person present)   ( mothering    present participle)   ( mothered    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-family   Your mother is the woman who gave birth to you. You can also call someone your mother if she brings you up as if she was this woman.  
She sat on the edge of her mother's bed..., She's an English teacher and a mother of two children..., I'm here, Mother.     
2       verb   If a woman mothers a child, she looks after it and brings it up, usually because she is its mother.  
Colleen had dreamed of mothering a large family.      V n  
  mothering      n-uncount  
The reality of mothering is frequently very different from the romantic ideal.     
3       verb   If you mother someone, you treat them with great care and affection, as if they were a small child.  
Stop mothering me.      V n  


mother country        ( mother countries    plural  ) , Mother Country  
1       n-count   Someone's mother country is the country in which they or their ancestors were born and to which they still feel emotionally linked, even if they live somewhere else.  
oft with poss   (=motherland)  
Dr Kengerli looks to Turkey as his mother country.     
2       n-sing   If you refer to the mother country of a particular state or country, you are referring to the very powerful country that used to control its affairs.  
usu the N  
Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, had no colonial conflict with the mother country.     
mother figure        ( mother figures    plural  ) , mother-figure   If you regard someone as a mother figure, you think of them as having the role of a mother and being the person you can turn to for help, advice, or support.      n-count  
mother-in-law        ( mothers-in-law    plural  ) Someone's mother-in-law is the mother of their husband or wife.      n-count   oft poss N  
Mother Nature     
Mother Nature is sometimes used to refer to nature, especially when it is being considered as a force that affects human beings.      n-uncount  
...when Mother Nature created Iceland out of volcanic lava and glaciers.     
Mother of God     
In Christianity, the Mother of God is another name for the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.      n-proper  
mother-of-pearl      , mother of pearl  
Mother-of-pearl is the shiny layer on the inside of some shells. It is used to make buttons or to decorate things.      n-uncount  
Mother's Day     
Mother's Day is a special day on which children give cards and presents to their mothers as a sign of their love for them. In Britain, Mother's Day is the fourth Sunday in Lent. In the United States, it is the second Sunday in May.      n-uncount  
Mother Superior        ( Mother Superiors    plural  ) A Mother Superior is a nun who is in charge of the other nuns in a convent.      n-count  
mother-to-be        ( mothers-to-be    plural  ) A mother-to-be is a woman who is pregnant, especially for the first time.      n-count  
mother tongue        ( mother tongues    plural  ) , mother-tongue   Your mother tongue is the language that you learn from your parents when you are a baby.      n-count   oft poss N   (=native tongue)  
Queen Mother     
The Queen Mother is the mother of a ruling king or queen.      n-proper   the N  
surrogate mother        ( surrogate mothers    plural  ) A surrogate mother is a woman who has agreed to give birth to a baby on behalf of another woman.      n-count  
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mother

  

      n  
1    dam, ma     (informal)   mater, mom     (U.S. informal)   mum     (Brit. informal)   mummy     (Brit. informal)   old lady     (informal)   old woman     (informal)  
      adj  
2    connate, inborn, innate, native, natural  
      vb  
3    bear, bring forth, drop, give birth to, produce  
4    care for, cherish, nurse, nurture, protect, raise, rear, tend  
5    baby, fuss over, indulge, pamper, spoil  


mother wit     
brains, common sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   horse sense, judgment, native intelligence, nous     (Brit. slang)   savvy     (slang)   smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)  

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF

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