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adjective lovely pronunciation in American English /ˈlʌvli/
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  1. 1
    enjoyable, or pleasant

    We’ve had a lovely evening.

    What a lovely surprise!

    1. a.
      mainly British informal used for saying you are pleased about something

      Can I borrow your pen? Lovely, thanks.

      Just put it there. That’s lovely.

      “We’ll see you later.” “Lovely.”

    2. b.
      used about something that you are annoyed about

      Oh, lovely! Dirt all over the floor!

  2. 3
    mainly British kind, pleasant, and easy to like

    He’s a lovely little boy.

    1. a.
      used about kind things that people do

      She wrote me a lovely letter when my grandfather died.

      It was lovely of her to offer to help.

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loveliness

noun [uncountable]

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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