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faithful

adjective
 
 
/ˈfeɪθfəl/
RELATIONSHIP If your husband, wife, or partner is faithful, they do not have a sexual relationship with anyone else: a faithful husband They remained faithful to each other throughout their long marriage.Loyal, faithful and dependable
LOYAL B2 always loyal: his trusted and faithful servantLoyal, faithful and dependable
NOT CHANGED not changing any of the original details, facts, style, etc: Does the film adaptation stay faithful to the novel? →  Opposite unfaithful Accurate and exact
faithfulness noun [U]
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