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1       adj   Genuine is used to describe people and things that are exactly what they appear to be, and are not false or an imitation.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: fake)    There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam., ...genuine leather..., They're convinced the picture is genuine.     
2       adj   Genuine refers to things such as emotions that are real and not pretended.   (=sincere)  
There was genuine joy in this room..., If this offer is genuine I will gladly accept it.     
  genuinely      adv  
He was genuinely surprised.     
  genuineness      n-uncount   usu with supp  
He needed at least three days to assess the genuineness of their intentions.     
3       adj   If you describe a person as genuine, you approve of them because they are honest, truthful, and sincere in the way they live and in their relationships with other people.,   (approval)    She is very caring and very genuine.     
  genuineness      n-uncount  
I have no doubt about their genuineness.     
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n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
n.
fear of falling in love
[Psych.]
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
n.
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
n.
Love bite. A bruise raised on the body of a sexual partner by very hard kissing / biting / sucking.
[Fam.] spelled also hickey
n.
loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love
From Greek: an = without ; agape = love
n.
Lover of loving; fondness for the concept of love, affection, and kindness; freely caring and loving.
[Med.] "As a philophile I can help but love everyone, it just brings me much joy."
exp.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
n.
en plaid n'a point d'amour
n.
Froides mains, chaudes amours
n.
amour bref, soupir long
n.
amour apprend aux ânes à danser
n.
amour de seigneur n'est pas héritage
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