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absence makes the heart grow fonder

saying This ​means that when ​people we ​love are not with us, we ​love them ​even more.
(Definition of absence makes the heart grow fonder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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