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admire

verb [T]  /ədˈmɑɪər/ us  
to respect and approve of someone or something: I admire that music more than any other.
admirable
adjective  /ˈæd·mər·ə·bəl/ us  
The police did an admirable job of calming down the crowd.
admirably
adverb  /ˈæd·mər·ə·bli/ us  
I think she coped admirably with a very difficult situation.
admiration
noun [U]  /ˌæd·məˈreɪ·ʃən/ us  
My admiration for her grows daily.
admirer
noun [C]  /ədˈmɑɪər·ər/ us  
Many admirers waited in the rain just to see their hero.
Translations of “admire”
in Korean 감탄하다, 존경하다…
in Arabic يُعجَب بِـ, يُكبِر…
in French admirer…
in Turkish hayran olmak, gıbta etmek, saygı duymak…
in Italian ammirare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欽佩, 羨慕, 讚賞…
in Russian восхищаться…
in Polish podziwiać…
in Spanish admirar…
in Portuguese admirar…
in German bewundern…
in Catalan admirar…
in Japanese ~に見とれる, ~に敬服する, ~を称賛する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钦佩, 羡慕, 赞赏…
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