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admireverb [T]

uk   /ədˈmaɪər/  us   /-ˈmaɪr/
B1 to find someone or something attractive and pleasant to look at: We stood for a few moments, admiring the view. I was just admiring your jacket, Delia.B2 to respect and approve of someone or their behaviour: I admired him for his determination. I really admire people who can work in such difficult conditions.
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