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adjective faithful pronunciation in American English /ˈfeɪθfəl/
  1. 1
    continuing to support someone or be their friend, even in a difficult situation
    a faithful friend/servant/follower: He had always been a faithful friend.
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    1. a.
      continuing to do or believe something, even in a difficult situation
      faithful to: He remained faithful to his beliefs.
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    2. b.
      used about someones actions
      Dr. Still gave years of faithful service.
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  2. 2
    showing or describing something in a way that is exactly correct
    a faithful reproduction of the original painting
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  3. 3
    not having sex with anyone other than your partner
    faithful to: Ken has always been faithful to his wife.
  4. 4

    the faithful

    the people who support a particular political party, sports team, musician, etc.
    His enthusiasm has obviously appealed to the party faithful.

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