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English definition of “steadfast”

steadfast

adjective uk   /ˈsted.fɑːst/ /-fəst/ us    /-fæst/ approving
staying the same for a long time and not changing quickly or unexpectedly: a steadfast friend/ally steadfast loyalty The group remained steadfast in its support for the new system, even when it was criticized in the newspapers.
steadfastness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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