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admire

verb [T]
 
 
/ədˈmaɪər/
RESPECT B2 to respect or approve of someone or something: You have to admire him for being so determined. I really admire people who can go out and work in such difficult conditions.Showing respect and admiration
LOOK AT B1 to look at something or someone, thinking how attractive they are: We stood for a few minutes, admiring the view. I was just admiring your shirt.Showing respect and admiration
admirer noun [C]
Translations of “admire”
in Korean 감탄하다, 존경하다…
in Arabic يُعجَب بِـ, يُكبِر…
in French admirer…
in Turkish hayran olmak, gıbta etmek, saygı duymak…
in Italian ammirare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欽佩, 羨慕, 讚賞…
in Russian восхищаться…
in Polish podziwiać…
in Spanish admirar…
in Portuguese admirar…
in German bewundern…
in Catalan admirar…
in Japanese ~に見とれる, ~に敬服する, ~を称賛する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钦佩, 羡慕, 赞赏…
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