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Meaning of “loyal” in the English Dictionary

"loyal" in British English

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loyaladjective

uk   us   /ˈlɔɪ.əl/
B2 firm and not ​changing in ​yourfriendship with or ​support for a ​person or an ​organization, or in ​yourbelief in ​yourprinciples: Jack has been a loyal ​worker in this ​company for ​almost 50 ​years. When all her other ​friendsdeserted her, Steve ​remained loyal. She's very loyal to her ​friends.
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loyally
adverb uk   us   /-ə.li/
(Definition of loyal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loyal" in American English

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loyaladjective

 us   /ˈlɔɪ·əl/
always giving ​help and ​encouragement: People ​close to Woodruff are ​fiercely loyal and ​quick to ​shower her with ​superlatives.
loyalty
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈlɔɪ·əl·ti/
[C] My loyalties to my ​family come before my loyalties to my ​work.
(Definition of loyal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"loyal" in Business English

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loyaladjective

uk   us   /lɔɪəl/
COMMERCE, MARKETING a loyal ​customer always ​buys the same ​product, uses the same ​store, etc.: Supermarkets should ​reward their most loyal ​customers.loyal to sb/sth Our ​customers remain loyal to the ​brand.
HR a loyal ​employeeworks for the same ​company for many ​years: loyal to sb/sth Training ​programmes encourage ​workers to remain loyal to their ​employers.
(Definition of loyal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “loyal”
in Korean 충성스러운…
in Arabic مُخْلِص, وَفِيّ…
in Malaysian setia…
in French loyal…
in Russian верный, преданный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忠實的,忠誠的…
in Italian leale, fedele…
in Turkish sâdık, vefalı, hakikatli…
in Polish lojalny…
in Spanish leal…
in Vietnamese trung thành…
in Portuguese leal, sincero…
in Thai ซื่อสัตย์…
in German treu…
in Catalan lleial, fidel…
in Japanese 忠実な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忠实的,忠诚的…
in Indonesian setia…
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