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English definition of “lover”

lover

noun
 
 
/ˈlʌvər/
B1 [C] If two people are lovers, they have a sexual relationship but they are not married: She had a string of lovers before her marriage finally broke up.Romantic and sexual partners
a book/cat/dog, etc lover B1 someone who is very interested in books/cats/dogs, etc: She's a real cat lover.EnthusiastsAdmirers
(Definition of lover from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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