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Definition

Dear Mr. Delavigne: To, for Mr. Delavigne (at the beginning of a letter)
noun, adjective
It's nice to see you again my dear. It's nice to see you again my love, my darling.

My dearest Luna: My darling, my sweet, my cherished Luna
noun, adjective

My dear: My sweet, my darling, my love
idiom
Note that "dear" can also mean "expensive".

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