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"dearly" in British English

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dearlyadverb

uk   /ˈdɪə.li/  us   /ˈdɪr-/
  • dearly adverb (A LOT)

very much: She will be dearly ​missed by her ​family and ​friends. We would dearly ​love to ​sellourhouse and ​move to France.
(Definition of dearly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dearly" in American English

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dearlyadverb

 us   /ˈdɪər·li/
very much: We would dearly ​love to move to the ​country. You’ll ​pay dearly for ​breaking the ​law in this ​town.
(Definition of dearly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dearly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常,很…
in Turkish çok, pek fazla…
in Russian очень сильно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常,很…
in Polish niezwykle, bardzo…
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