Definition of 'rally'
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It's fine to have rallies of people who cheer you. The Sun (2016)Let this weekend's anniversary be a rallying cry for a safer future for them all. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If others felt hopeless and sad like me, then they would rally to the cry. The Sun (2016)OIL prices rallied yesterday ahead of a meeting of top producers to tackle a two-year supply glut. The Sun (2016)At one rally in Florida, he seemed to be repeating to himself the advice of his staff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Miners, though, missed out on the rally as metals prices weakened thanks to the stronger dollar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So I am proud that this country has led the charge and rallied the international action necessary to tackle the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At universities and political rallies people are frequently seen wearing shirts or holding banners saying'kill all whites '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And our sanctions have only rallied his people behind him. The Sun (2014)She was part of a prayer group that rallied round her. Christianity Today (2000)His message was that he represented a solid rallying point for the nation. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)This is not a rally cry against the church or politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When he won one of the longer rallies it felt as if he might explode. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So they rallied round helping one another. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The concerns also triggered a rally in pharma stocks. The Sun (2009)He was a rally driver and put me in for my first race. The Sun (2009)That does not rely on empty rallying calls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She swiftly rallied international opinion to rectify the damage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why risk pneumonia to come to a rally? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Few have doubted his courage or his ability to rally the public. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a day for rallying cries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many opening nights at the theatre were turned into highly visible focal points for rallies against government policy. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)Any rally in the price of gold or iron ore in the new year would see them rising again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Back then, her fellow drama students had rallied round to support her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it's not a political rally. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The share rally came after oil prices hit a high for this year on Tuesday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other data suggests that the recent rally in London prices has come to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many of the church's leaders have taken up the rallying cry to support those struggling in the economic downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When receiving serve, team members must be in specified positions but once the rally begins they can move as they wish. The Sun (2012) Motor rallying Three spectators were killed when a car taking part in a local rally plunged into the crowd in central Serbia yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ability to get free points on serve is crucial, but if he can get into enough rallies, he has the game to cause problems. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: rally /ˈrælɪ/ NOUN
A rally is a large public meeting held in support of something such as a political party.
...an election rally.
- American English: rally
- Arabic: اِجْتِمَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: comício
- Chinese: 集会
- Croatian: skup
- Czech: shromáždění
- Danish: rally
- Dutch: bijeenkomst
- European Spanish: mitin política
- Finnish: joukkokokous
- French: rassemblement
- German: Massenversammlung
- Greek: συλλαλητήριο
- Italian: raduno
- Japanese: 大集会
- Korean: 대회
- Norwegian: samling
- Polish: zjazd
- European Portuguese: comício
- Romanian: miting
- Russian: съезд
- Spanish: concentración
- Swedish: rally
- Thai: การชุมนุม
- Turkish: miting
- Ukrainian: з'їзд
- Vietnamese: cuộc mít-tinh lớn
British English: rally VERB
unite When people rally to something or when something rallies them, they unite to support it.
His supporters have rallied to his defence.
British English: rally VERB
recover When someone or something rallies, they begin to recover or improve after having been weak.
He rallied enough to thank his doctors.
Definition of rally from the Collins English Dictionary
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