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English definition of “beloved”

beloved

adjective /bɪˈlʌvd/ formal
loved very much: Her beloved husband died last year . She was forced to leave her beloved Paris and return to Lyon. Eric was a gifted teacher beloved by all those he taught over the years .Loving and in love
(Definition of beloved adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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