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loyalty

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔɪəlti/

Translation of loyalty in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (quality, state) lealtad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Despite their ongoing loyalty to the museum, both are well aware of its limitations.
    • Thus national loyalty is actually quite different from loyalty to a country.
    • They have no loyalty to a ruling class that exploits them and represses them while claiming some higher unity.
    1.2 (allegiance) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) loyalty to sb/sth lealtad (feminine)a algn/algo the Civil War produced many cases of divided loyalties la guerra civil produjo muchos casos de conflicto de lealtades
    Example sentences
    • Meanwhile, younger fans lose interest quickly and often don't develop strong loyalties.
    • All the talk before this match was of friendships strained and family loyalties divided.
    • But at the base the state depends on people whose loyalties may waver at key moments.

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