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Informal TermPlay
Used casually, especially in American English, to refer to one's mother in everyday conversation. SlideI'm going shopping with my mom later.
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Affectionate AddressPlay
'Mom' conveys a sense of warmth and affection when addressing your mother directly. SlideThanks for the advice, Mom.
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Personal ConnectionPlay
Using 'mom' suggests a close personal relationship in contrast to 'mother,' which is more formal. SlideMy mom knows me better than anyone.