beloved

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See also: belovèd

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

belove +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): (as a noun or an attributive adjective) /bɪ.ˈlʌv.ɪd/, (as a predicative adjective) /bɪ.ˈlʌvd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): (as a noun or an attributive adjective) /bə.ˈlʌv.əd/, (as a predicative adjective) /bə.ˈlʌvd/
  • hyphenation (noun or attributive adjective): be‧lov‧ed
  • hyphenation (predicative adjective): be‧loved

Adjective[edit]

beloved ‎(comparative more beloved, superlative most beloved)

  1. Loved.

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Noun[edit]

beloved ‎(plural beloveds)

  1. Someone who is loved; something that is loved.

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Verb[edit]

beloved

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of belove.