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adjective romantic pronunciation in British English /rəʊˈmæntɪk/
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  1. 1
    making you have feelings of love and excitement
    We had a romantic dinner in an expensive restaurant.
    What could be more romantic than a wedding on a tropical island?
    1. a.
      involving love and sex
      Romantic relationships between staff and students are discouraged.
    2. c.
      literature used about books, plays, and films about love
      It’s a very romantic film.
      romantic comedy/fiction
  2. 2
    someone who is romantic tends to believe that things are better or more exciting than they really are
    I doubt that your romantic vision of country life matches the reality.
  3. 3


    relating to the style of literature, art, and music known as Romanticism
    the Romantic tradition
    the Romantic poets

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 romantic pronunciation in British English /rəʊˈmæntɪkli/ adverb
Harry and Stephanie are romantically involved.
The castle is romantically situated amid spectacular scenery.


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