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adjective loyal pronunciation in American English /ˈlɔɪəl/
  1. willing to support, work for, or be a friend to someone, even in difficult times

    They were all loyal supporters of the President.

    a most loyal friend/servant/employee

    loyal to:

    Many women remain loyal to errant husbands.

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