[loi-uh l-tee] /ˈlɔɪ əl ti/
noun, plural loyalties.
the state or quality of being ; faithfulness to commitments or obligations.
faithful adherence to a sovereign, government, leader, cause, etc.
an example or instance of faithfulness, adherence, or the like:
a man with fierce loyalties.
noun (pl) -ties
the state or quality of being loyal
(often pl) a feeling of allegiance
c.1400, from Old French loialté, leauté “loyalty, fidelity; legitimacy; honesty; good quality” (Modern French loyauté), from loial (see loyal). Earlier leaute (mid-13c.), from the older French form. Loyalty oath first attested 1852.
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[loi-uh l] /ˈlɔɪ əl/ adjective 1. faithful to one’s sovereign, government, or state: a loyal subject. 2. faithful to one’s oath, commitments, or obligations: to be loyal to a vow. 3. faithful to any leader, party, or cause, or to any person or thing conceived as deserving fidelity: a loyal friend. 4. characterized by or […]
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abbreviation 1. lieutenant commander
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