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allynoun [C]

uk   /ˈæl.aɪ/  us   /ˈæl.aɪ/
C2 a country that has agreed officially to give help and support to another one, especially during a war: The US is one of Britain's staunchest allies. During the First World War, Turkey and Germany were allies/Turkey was an ally of Germany.
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C1 someone who helps and supports someone else: He is generally considered to be the prime minister's closest political ally.

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allynoun [C]

 us   /ˈæl·ɑɪ, əˈlɑɪ/
politics & government a country that has agreed to give help and support to another, esp. during a war, or a person who helps and supports someone else
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verb [T always + adv/prep]  us   /əˈlɑɪ, ˈæl·ɑɪ/
I refused to ally myself with that mob.
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