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English definition of “admire”

admire

verb [T]    /ədˈmɑɪər/
to respect and approve of someone or something: I admire that music more than any other. admirable    /ˈæd·mər·ə·bəl/ adjective The police did an admirable job of calming down the crowd. admirably    /ˈæd·mər·ə·bli/ adverb I think she coped admirably with a very difficult situation. admiration    /ˌæd·məˈreɪ·ʃən/ noun [U] My admiration for her grows daily. admirer    /ədˈmɑɪər·ər/ noun [C] Many admirers waited in the rain just to see their hero.
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