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noun [C] uk   /ˈtɔː.ri/ us    /ˈtɔːr.i/
a member of the British Conservative Party: The Tories (= the Tory party) have dropped in the opinion poll ratings. US a member of the main conservative political party in Canada US (during the American War of Independence) a person who supported the British government
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noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.zəm/ us  
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