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noun [countable]     romantic pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    someone who has a strong belief in love and likes to do things that show their love

    She’s married to an old-fashioned romantic.

  2. 2
    someone who believes that things are better or more exciting than they really are
  3. 3


    art, literature a writer, artist, or composer whose work is based on the tradition of Romanticism


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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