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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (showing support)
a. loyal
Dave es un amigo verdaderamente leal. Siempre que necesites ayuda, él estará ahí.Dave is a fiercely loyal friend. He's always there when you need help.
El rey se puso paranoico y empezó a dudar de sus consejeros más leales.The king became paranoid and began to distrust his most loyal advisors.
b. faithful
Charles es el sirviente más leal que tengo.Charles is the most faithful servant I have.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (backer)
a. loyal supporter
Los leales al presidente han atrincherado el palacio.The president's loyal supporters have barricaded the palace.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. loyal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. loyal supporter
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[+persona] loyal; faithful; [+competencia] fair;
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