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English definition of “dearly”

dearly

adverb (A LOT)    /ˈdɪə.li/ US  /ˈdɪr-/
very much: She will be dearly missed by her family and friends . We would dearly love to sell our flat and move to the country .Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of dearly adverb (A LOT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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