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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈvæl.ən.taɪn/
someone you love or would like to have a romantic relationship with: The message on the card said "Be my Valentine!" (also valentine card) a decorative card that you send, usually without your name on it, on 14 February (Valentine's Day) to someone you love: Did you get any valentines? Most of the valentine cards either had hearts on them or were very rude.
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