Definition of love-hate in English:


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  • (Of a relationship) characterized by ambivalent feelings of love and hate felt by one or each of two or more parties.
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    • They seem to share a love-hate relationship, with hate being the major component.
    • Political parties and opinion and exit pollsters have a love-hate relationship with each other.
    • The love-hate relationships among the four major parties are completely driven by the independence-unification issue.

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