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"staunch" in British English

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staunchadjective

uk   /stɔːntʃ/ us   /stɑːntʃ/
always loyal in supporting a person, organization, or set of beliefs or opinions: a staunch friend and ally He gained a reputation as being a staunch defender/supporter of civil rights.
staunchness
noun [U] uk   /ˈstɔːntʃ.nəs/ us   /ˈstɑːntʃ.nəs/

staunchverb [T]

uk   /stɔːntʃ/ us   /stɑːntʃ/ US also stanch
(Definition of staunch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"staunch" in American English

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staunchadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /stɔntʃ, stɑntʃ/
strongly loyal to a person, organization, or set of beliefs or opinions: a staunch defender of free speech
staunchly
adverb us   /ˈstɔntʃ·li, ˈstɑntʃ-/
She staunchly supports the party’s candidates.

staunchverb [T]

us   /stɔntʃ, stɑntʃ/ also stanch
  • staunch verb [T] (STOP)

to stop liquid, esp. blood, from flowing out: Mike pressed hard on the wound and staunched the flow of blood.
To staunch is also to keep something from continuing: The company abandoned the plan to staunch the departure of more managers.
(Definition of staunch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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staunchadjective

uk   /stɔːnʃ/ us  
always loyal in supporting a person, organization, or set of beliefs: She has remained a staunch friend and ally.staunch supporter/defender He is a staunch supporter of free trade.
(Definition of staunch from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “staunch”
in Spanish de confianza…
in Vietnamese trung thành, đáng tin cậy…
in Malaysian paling dipercayai…
in Thai ซื่อสัตย์…
in French loyal…
in German zuverlässig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忠实的, 坚定的…
in Turkish sadık, vefalı, bağlı…
in Russian непоколебимый, стойкий…
in Indonesian terpercaya…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忠實的, 堅定的…
in Polish zagorzały, oddany…
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