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loyal

adjective  /ˈlɔɪ·əl/ us  
always giving help and encouragement: People close to Woodruff are fiercely loyal and quick to shower her with superlatives.
loyalty
noun [C/U]  /ˈlɔɪ·əl·ti/ us  
[C] My loyalties to my family come before my loyalties to my work.
Translations of “loyal”
in Korean 충성스러운…
in Arabic مُخْلِص, وَفِيّ…
in French loyal…
in Turkish sâdık, vefalı, hakikatli…
in Italian leale, fedele…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忠實的,忠誠的…
in Russian верный, преданный…
in Polish lojalny…
in Spanish leal…
in Portuguese leal, sincero…
in German treu…
in Catalan lleial, fidel…
in Japanese 忠実な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忠实的,忠诚的…
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