beloved Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “beloved” in the English Dictionary

"beloved" in British English

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/bɪˈlʌvd/ formal
loved very much: Her beloved ​husbanddied last ​year. She was ​forced to ​leave her beloved Paris and ​return to Lyon. Eric was a ​giftedteacher beloved by all those he ​taught over the ​years.


uk   /bɪˈlʌv.ɪd/ formal
your beloved someone that you ​love and who you have a ​romanticrelationship with: He's ​sending some ​flowers to his beloved.
(Definition of beloved from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beloved" in American English

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 us   /bɪˈlʌv·ɪd, -ˈlʌvd/
loved very much: His beloved ​wifedied last ​year, and he is still ​grieving.
(Definition of beloved from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beloved”
in Spanish adorado…
in Vietnamese được yêu mến…
in Malaysian tercinta…
in Thai เป็นที่รัก…
in French (bien)-aimé…
in German geliebt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深爱的, 心爱的, 热爱的…
in Turkish sevilen, sevgili, aziz…
in Russian любимый…
in Indonesian tercinta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深愛的, 心愛的, 熱愛的…
in Polish ukochany…
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