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cherishverb [T]

 us   /ˈtʃer·ɪʃ/
to ​keephopes, ​memories, or ​ideas in ​yourmind because they are ​important to you and ​bring you ​pleasure: We cherish the many ​memories we have of ​ourdearmother.
(Definition of cherish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cherishverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈtʃer.ɪʃ/
to ​love, ​protect, and ​care for someone or something that is ​important to you: Although I cherish my ​children, I do ​allow them ​theirindependence. Her most cherished ​possession is a 1926 ​letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald. Freedom of ​speech is a cherished (= ​carefullyprotected)right in this ​country. to ​keephopes, ​memories, or ​ideas in ​yourmind because they are ​important to you and ​bring you ​pleasure: I cherish the ​memories of the ​time we ​spent together.
(Definition of cherish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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