Translation of "dear" - English-Turkish dictionary

dear

adjective uk us /dɪər/
IN LETTERS

A1 used at the beginning of a letter, before the name of the person you are writing to

sayın
Dear Amy
Dear Mrs Simpson
Dear Sir/Madam
LIKED [ always before noun ]

B2 A dear person is someone who you know and like very much.

sevgili, tatlı
my dear Peter
He's one of my dearest friends.
EXPENSIVE UK

expensive

pahalı
dear to sb/sb's heart

C2 If something is dear to someone or dear to their heart, it is very important to them.

biri için değerli, sevgili, kıymetli
The charity was very dear to his heart.

(Translation of “dear adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)