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English definition of “endearment”

endearment

noun [C or U]     /ɪnˈdɪə.mənt/ US  /-ˈdɪr-/
a word or phrase that you use to show that you love someone: terms of endearment such as ' darling ' or ' sweetheart ' Between kisses , he was murmuring endearments.Loving and in love
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