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verb [transitive] [never progressive] adore pronunciation in British English /əˈdɔː(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyadore
he/she/itadores
present participleadoring
past tenseadored
past participleadored
  1. 1
    to love someone very much
    She absolutely adores her nieces and nephews.
  2. 2
    informal to like something very much
    I simply adore strawberry ice cream.
    adore doing something: He adores going to parties.
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