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adoreverb [T not continuous]

uk   /əˈdɔːr/  us   /-ˈdɔːr/

adore verb [T not continuous] (LOVE)

to love someone very much, especially in a way that shows a lot of admiration or respect, or to like something very much: She has one son and she adores him. I absolutely adore chocolate. [+ -ing verb] Don't you just adore lying in a hot bath?

adore verb [T not continuous] (RELIGION)

formal to worship: Let us adore God for all his works.
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