Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of allegiance.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That blurring of allegiances is also undermining the already weak hold Mr. Saleh has over the country, Yemeni officials and analysts say.

    Tribal Ties Impede Yemen's War on al Qaeda

  • Surveys of voters as they left polling places nationwide also showed shifts in allegiances among young people, Hispanics, upscale voters and others that could reverberate through future elections.

    In Congress, a Democratic wave

  • It is just that their long-term allegiances are more usually based on personal, familial and tribal connections rather than beliefs in institutions or political systems.

    An Ordinary Soldier

  • Regardless of our "allegiances" - the difference in our "fanships" is VERY simple.

    ArmchairGM Popular Stuff

  • Cameron spoke to a very modern mood, widely shared across traditional party allegiances, that is not backward-looking but self-consciously contemporary, not coarse but sophisticated.

    How Britain got its patriotism back | Jonathan Jones

  • And a more prosperous Scotland might prise Scots away from their long-term allegiances to Labour and Liberal ‘Democrats’.

    Archive 2007-11-25

  • He cited past US "allegiances" to corporate interests and colonial powers and Washington's relations with South Africa during the apartheid era, but said times have changed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ms. Palin's critique has been expanded upon by members of the Tea Party movement, who often use the accusation as evidence that Mr. Obama has "allegiances" to other nations because he sees America as, fundamentally, no better.

    NYT > Home Page

  • That is, as an older generation whose partisan allegiances reflect the coalitions of a previous political era die off, they are replaced by political newcomers who came of age in a period of new political alliances.

    American Grace

  • The cast of three – including founder member Mark Long – switch between numerous roles, dipping in and out of character to reveal spats and allegiances within the real-life team.

    The Detective Show

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