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1. loved deeply and sincerely: my well-beloved fiancé.
2. highly respected and honored: our well-beloved speaker.
a person who is loved dearly: in respect for the well-beloved.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.