Meaning of loyalty

loy•al•ty

Pronunciation: (loi'ul-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations.
  2. faithful adherence to a sovereign, government, leader, cause, etc.
  3. an example or instance of faithfulness, adherence, or the like: a man with fierce loyalties.
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