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ally noun [C]
UK /ˈæl.aɪ/ US /ˈæl.aɪ/
C2 a country that has agreed officially to give help and support to another one, especially during a war:
ally of sb During the First World War, Turkey was an ally of Germany.
The US is one of Britain's staunchest allies.
See also the Allies
the Allies noun [plural]
UK /ˈæl.aɪz/ US /ˈæl.aɪz/
the countries, including the US, the UK, the USSR, and France, that fought against the Axis countries in the Second World War
Verb and Noun
Middle English allien, from Anglo-French alier, from Latin alligare to bind to, from ad- + ligare to bind — more at LIGATURE
Middle English, from Late Latin ligatura, from Latin ligatus, past participle of ligare to bind, tie; akin to Albanian lidh I tie
UK /ˈliː.θəl/ US /ˈliː.θəl/
C2 able to cause or causing death; extremely dangerous:
Three minutes after the fire started, the house was full of lethal fumes.
In the car the police found guns, knives, and other lethal weapons (= weapons that can kill).
A 59-year-old man was executed by lethal injection (= by having a poisonous substance put into his body) this morning.
informal That combination of tiredness and alcohol is lethal (= has a very bad effect).
UK /ˈded.li/ US /ˈded.li/
deadly adjective (VERY DANGEROUS) B2 likely to cause death:
a deadly virus
a deadly weapon
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