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fidelity

noun [U] uk   /fɪˈdel.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/

fidelity noun [U] (LOYALTY)

formal honest or lasting support, or loyalty, especially to a sexual partner: Somerset Maugham's comedy of marital fidelity, "The Constant Wife" How important do you think sexual fidelity is in a marriage?

fidelity noun [U] (EXACT COPY)

approving the degree to which the detail and quality of an original, such as a picture, sound, or story, is copied exactly: The best ink-jet printers can reproduce photographs with amazing fidelity.
Translations of “fidelity”
in Korean 신의, 충실함…
in Arabic إخلاص, أمانة…
in French fidélité…
in Turkish bağlılık, sadakat, vefa…
in Italian fedeltà, lealtà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忠誠, (尤指對性伴侶的)忠誠,忠實,忠貞…
in Russian верность…
in Polish wierność…
in Spanish fidelidad…
in Portuguese fidelidade…
in German die Treue…
in Catalan fidelitat…
in Japanese (夫婦間の)貞節…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忠诚, (尤指对性伴侣的)忠诚,忠实,忠贞…
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