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1. Any of various small African parrots of the genus Agapornis, often kept as cage birds and noted for the apparent affection between mates.
2. lovebirds Informal A couple who are openly affectionate or demonstrative with each other, especially in public.
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lovebirds[ˈlʌvbɜːrdz] npl (= lovers) → tourtereaux mpllove bite lovebite [ˈlʌvbaɪt] n → suçon mlove child n (old-fashioned) → enfant m/f illégitime, enfant m/f naturel(le)loved ones npl → proches mpllove handles npl → poignées fpl d'amour love-hate relationship n → relation f amour-haine
they have a love-hate relationship → ils s'aiment et se détestent à la fois
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