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liking

noun
     
likā€§ing
1

liking for somebody/something

formal when you like someone or something:
Jim and Keith had a liking and respect for each other.
She's developed a liking for theatre.
2

take a liking to somebody/something

to begin to like someone or something:
He immediately took a liking to Steve.
3

to your liking

formal being just what you wanted:
I hope everything was to your liking, Sir.

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