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allied

Pronunciation: /ˈælaɪd/

Translation of allied in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (combined) (predicative/predicativo) allied with oto sth unido or sumado a algo innate ability allied with diligence la habilidad innata unida or sumada a la aplicación
    Example sentences
    • He was allied with Clinton in the whole Monica Lewinsky controversy, a key Democrat in Washington.
    • At all levels, cunning teachers allied with overbearing students.
    • It was even more interesting now; the lentils had allied with the onions and were battling the celery.
  • 2 2.1 [nations/groups] aliado allied with oto sb aliado a or con algn their interests are closely allied to ours sus intereses están fuertemente ligados a los nuestros 2.2
    (Allied)
    (of the Allies) aliado
    Example sentences
    • In December 1943, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named Supreme Allied Commander.
    • The start of the Allied attack on Rommel was code-named ‘Operation Lightfoot’.
    • In World War II they served as a major Allied base.
    Example sentences
    • On the one hand it is good for the manufacturing industry and other allied industries like advertising and marketing.
    • In the 20th century, aircraft and motor vehicles came to the fore along with numerous allied industries.
    • Unlike medicine and allied professions, psychotherapy has established itself primarily outside the state sector.
  • 3 (related) [subjects/industries] relacionado, afín to be allied to sth estar* relacionado con algo, ser* afín a algo

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