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sweetheartnoun [C]

uk   /ˈswiːt.hɑːt/  us   /-hɑːrt/
(Definition of sweetheart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sweetheartnoun [C]

 us   /ˈswitˌhɑrt/ (infml sweetie,  /ˈswit̬·i/ )
a ​person you ​love, esp. one with whom you have a ​romanticrelationship: Jeanne was my high ​school sweetheart. Hi, sweetheart. A sweetheart is also a ​kind, ​generousperson: She’s a sweetheart.
(Definition of sweetheart from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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