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English definition of “revere”

revere

verb [T]     /rɪˈvɪər/ US  /-ˈvɪr/ formal
to very much respect and admire someone or something: Nelson Mandela is revered for his brave fight against apartheid .Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of revere verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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