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faithful

adjective (LOYAL)    /ˈfeɪθ.fəl/
B2 firm and not changing in your friendship with or support for a person or an organization, or in your belief in your principles: a faithful friend They are faithful supporters of the Labour Party. His faithful old dog accompanied him everywhere he went.Loyal, faithful and dependable C2 If your husband, wife, or partner is faithful, he or she does not have a sexual relationship with anyone else: Was your wife faithful during your marriage? He was faithful to his wife throughout their 30-year marriage.Loyal, faithful and dependable faithful to sth continuing to support or follow something: He remained faithful to the president's regime when so many others spoke out against it. Despite persecution, she remained faithful to her beliefs.Loyal, faithful and dependable
(Definition of faithful adjective (LOYAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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