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English definition of “loyal”

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.
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