Meaning of “allied” in the English Dictionary

"allied" in British English

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alliedadjective

uk /ˈæl.aɪd/ /əˈlaɪd/ us /ˈæl.aɪd/ /əˈlaɪd/

formal similar or related in some way:

Computer science and allied subjects are not taught here.

combined:

It takes a lot of enthusiasm, allied with/to a love of children, to make a good teacher.

More examples

  • The foreign invaders were finally defeated by allied forces.
  • The aerial bombardments have neutralized the threat of artillery attacks on allied ground forces.
  • It is unlikely that his forces could withstand an allied onslaught for very long.
  • The allied blockade caused extreme shortages amongst the civillian population.
  • The invasion involved many allied countries.

Alliedadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈæl.aɪd/ us /ˈæl.aɪd/

(Definition of “allied” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"allied" in American English

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alliedadjective

us /ˈæl·ɑɪd, əˈlɑɪd/

See at ally

connected, esp. by having many things in common:

allied forces
It takes a lot of enthusiasm allied with a love of children to make a good teacher.

(Definition of “allied” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)