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allied

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adjective al·lied \ə-ˈlīd, ˈa-ˌlīd\

Simple Definition of allied

  • : joined in a relationship in which people, groups, countries etc., agree to work together

  • Allied : of or relating to the nations that fought together against Germany in World War I and World War II

  • : related or connected

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of allied

  1. 1 :  having or being in close association :  connected <two families allied by marriage>

  2. 2 :  joined in alliance by compact or treaty; specifically capitalized :  of or relating to the nations united against Germany and its allies in World War I or those united against the Axis powers in World War II

  3. 3 a :  related especially by common properties or qualities <heraldry and allied subjects> b :  related genetically

Examples of allied in a sentence

  1. <people with foreign language fluency and an allied skill such as the ability to relate to people from different cultures>



14th Century

First Known Use of allied

14th century


ALLIED Defined for Kids

allied

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adjective al·lied \ə-ˈlīd, ˈa-ˌlīd\

Definition of allied for Students

  1. 1 :  being connected or related in some way <chemistry and allied subjects>

  2. 2 :  joined in a relationship in which people, groups, or countries work together <allied nations>





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