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Main Entry: 1dear
Pronunciation: primarystressdi(schwa)r
Function: adjective
1 : highly valued : PRECIOUS
2 -- used as a form of address in letters and sometimes in speech <Dear Sir>
3 : high-priced : EXPENSIVE
4 : deeply and earnestly felt <my dearest wish>
- dear adverb
- dear·ly adverb
- dear·ness noun


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