Meaning of “valentine” in the English Dictionary

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"valentine" in British English

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valentinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvæl.ən.taɪn/ 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, sometimes without your name on it, on 14 February (Valentine's Day) to someone you love:

Did you get any valentines?
I left a valentine card in her locker.

(Definition of “valentine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"valentine" in American English

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valentinenoun [ C ]

us /ˈvæl·ənˌtɑɪn/

someone you love or admire affectionately

(Definition of “valentine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)