Definition of 'beloved'
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No one is benefiting, least of all your beloved son. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Q My deeply beloved, wonderful wife died from cancer nearly two years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now this huge thing has happened and my beloved son is missing. The Sun (2014)His beloved wife was killed in a previous book. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To what do you treat your beloved cat? Times, Sunday Times (2011)How would things turn out without the influence of their beloved mother? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her beloved mum died earlier this year and she obviously misses her terribly. The Sun (2007)An ideal disciple is this beloved one. Christianity Today (2000)Where is her beloved husband when she needs him? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has been widowed for three years and is still mourning his beloved wife. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One wife obliquely punishes her straying husband by forcing him to have his beloved cat put down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How do you spend your last days with your beloved mother? Times, Sunday Times (2006)How many parents will place a picture of a beloved son or daughter in uniform amid the decorations? The Sun (2010)Our beloved dog continued in the background to heal us through marriage and health challenges and family death. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some of you might mourn once more the passing from beloved wife to football widow but others are striking out. The Sun (2009)He acquires the perfect wife, fathers a beloved daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My heart goes out to his beloved wife, daughter and family. The Sun (2013)Maybe there's just no one who can match up to his beloved mum. The Sun (2016)Not surprisingly, a gap opens up between her and her beloved sons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I watched my beloved husband age with the burden of looking after me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She said that worry about what was happening to her father 's beloved woods was giving her sleepless nights. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not toward her beloved father. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)I now have my beloved daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I'll be in bed with my beloved and my dogs dreaming wild little dreams. The Sun (2015)He could not afford for his two beloved dogs to go too but an exclusive interview in The Sun paid for their flights. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'beloved'
British English: beloved ADJECTIVE
A beloved person, thing, or place is one that you feel great affection for.
He lost his beloved wife last year.
Definition of beloved from the Collins English Dictionary
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