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faithful

1 adjective
     
faith‧ful1
1 [usually before noun] remaining loyal to a particular person, belief, political party etc and continuing to support them:
years of faithful service to the company
our faithful family dog, Bogey
a faithful member of the church
faithful to
He remained faithful to his principles to the last.
2 [usually before noun] representing an event or an image in a way that is exactly true or that looks exactly the same:
a faithful account of what had happened
a faithful reproduction of the original picture
3 if you are faithful to your wife, boyfriend etc, you do not have a sexual relationship with anyone else
faithful to
Do you think Bob's always been faithful to you?
4 [only before noun] able to be trusted or depended on:
my faithful old Toyota
faithfulness noun [uncountable]

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