cleave to sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cleave to sth

phrasal verb with cleave uk   us   /kliːv/ verb [I] (cleaved or US also clove, cleaved or US also cloven) literary or old use
to ​stick or ​holdfirmly onto something: The ​ancientivycleaved to the ​ruinedcastlewalls. to ​continue to ​believefirmly in something: People in the ​remotemountainvillages still ​cleave to ​theiroldtraditions.
(Definition of cleave to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cleave to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 粘住, 附着, 紧贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏住, 附著, 緊貼…
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