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allegiance

al·le·giance

allegiance

 
 
pronunciation:
li jns
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part of speech: noun
definition: devotion or loyalty to a person, country, or cause.
The nobles swore their allegiance to the king.Young American students pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States every morning at school.I've always supported the mayor, but because of this scandal I'm thinking of changing allegiance.
synonyms:
adherence, constancy, devotion, faithfulness, fidelity, loyalty, steadfastness
antonyms:
disloyalty, treachery, treason
similar words:
fealty, homage
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