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dearest

adjective uk   /ˈdɪə.rɪst/  us   /ˈdɪr.ɪst/ old-fashioned
used when writing to someone you love: "Dearest Kitty," she wrote.

dearest

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪə.rɪst/  us   /ˈdɪr.ɪst/ old-fashioned
used when writing or speaking to someone you love: Come, my dearest, it's getting late.
Translations of “dearest”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於信件的稱呼)親愛的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于信件的称呼)亲爱的…
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