Translation of faithful in Spanish:

faithful

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪθfəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (loyal) [friend/follower/dog] fiel to be faithful to sb serle* fiel a algn to be faithful to one's promise ser* fiel a su ( or mi etc) promesa
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    • It was a touching and poignant afternoon as friends gathered to show their respects to a man who had remained loyal and ever faithful to the ideals of Comhaltas.
    • He has remained a faithful and steadfast cheerleader for Langley, though he admits that the agency's image could do with some polishing.
    • Many people have given years of faithful service to Muintir Mhaigh Eo and have remained faithful to the ethos of the founding fathers of the Association all those years ago.
  • 2 (accurate) [account/report/copy] fiel
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    • In journalistic usage, you shall be as accurate and balanced and fair, and as faithful to pinned-down facts, as you possibly can be.
    • People who make documentaries have to be faithful to the facts.
    • Despite some juggling of the sequence of events, ‘Ali’ is largely faithful to facts.

plural noun/nombre plural

the faithful
  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] los fieles 1.2 (loyal followers) the party faithful los incondicionales, los seguidores más fieles

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