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English definition of “believe in sb”

believe in sb

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with believe   /bɪˈliːv/ us  
to trust someone because you think that they can do something well or that they are a good person: Gradually, since her divorce, she's beginning to believe in herself again.Trusting and not trusting
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