Definition of 'ally'
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Germany has for years been one of our closest allies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)May's allies would say the same about her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AMERICA is our closest and most powerful friend and ally. The Sun (2017)A country that goes out into the world to build relationships with old friends and new allies alike. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A photo opportunity with one of his closest allies would signal a rapprochement that has no basis in fact. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opposition parties and Turkey's western allies say the crackdown is targeting all critical voices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It means finding allies and helping their economies to flower. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And they could be used against this country and its allies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was the western allies that supported our freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Minority groups could gain allies to transform themselves into temporary majorities. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)This is a closely allied grammatical error. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You are our closest ally and our economies are so interlinked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Losing him as a friend and an ally on set really shook her up. The Sun (2013)Britain and other allies could support this action. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He journeyed hither and thither in an attempt to find an ally in this unwavering and unnecessary vendetta. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)The sales that businesses in this industry are hoping for allow allies of this country to defend themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And these people are our allies. The Sun (2014)Wannabe entrepreneurs had a key ally: technology. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It does not have oil but it is an important Western ally. The Sun (2011)One of his closest political allies says the public feel there's something lacking in him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ally says he can't think clearly because of all the chaos in the house. The Sun (2012)We need our other Nato allies to help. The Sun (2009)His clan, their tribal allies and the people have rallied to him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thailand is an important Western ally. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We find and welcome allies. Christianity Today (2000)At the end of 2014 the allies formally handed over security to a new Afghan president. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Doctor's allies are united and it looks like there could be hope. The Sun (2008)The Prime Minister will meet allies this weekend to consider his options. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cuba is equally keen to restore ties after years of indifference from its old Cold War ally. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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