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English definition of “ally”

ally

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈælaɪ/
PERSON someone who supports you, especially when other people are against youFriends, acquaintances and contemporariesSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believersHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
COUNTRY a country that has agreed to help another country, especially in a warHelping and co-operatingInternational politics and governmentWar
(Definition of ally from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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