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  • n. Plural form of loyalty.

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Examples

  • "We have certainly done our bit to show where our loyalties lie - meaning the ¬≠loyalties of the majority of the ¬≠people who come on this particular day.

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  • Yet the idea of dual citizenship, conveying the notion of dual loyalties, is here shrouded with negative connotations -- it's strange and ambiguous and unfortunate.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • While Raza is, in truth, largely motivated by personal loyalties, is Steve nonetheless right to be suspicious of him?

    Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie: Questions

  • He is the only member of the team to change sides several times, conflicted in loyalties between Cobra, G.I. Joe and his long relationship with his swordbrother Snake Eyes.

    First Look: G.I. Joe's Complete Cast - General Hawk, Destro, Duke, Baroness, Ripcord, and More! « FirstShowing.net

  • If we look at the combined, average general election vote shares of the two big beasts of post-1945 politics, the Tories and Labour, and compare them with the combined, average vote shares of the Lib Dems and other parties for each of the last five decades, the fragmentation of voter loyalties is clear:

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • That so many young Obama supporters are turning out to rally, volunteer and vote suggests that he might be one of those watershed candidates who really can bring a new generation into politics and help shape their long-term loyalties, permanently enlarging the Democratic share of the electorate.

    Paul Loeb: How Obama Could Create a Long-Term Democratic Majority

  • In this world of rapid change and uncertain loyalties, I think it is nice to be able to tell someone that everything with us is the same.

    Nothing Has Changed

  • This means that individuals will naturally harbor certain loyalties toward mentors and teachers (and their points of view), and that upon gaining recognition in any field, individual scientists will protect their "turf" from encroachment by the young bucks out to make their own names and fortunes.

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • Radical changes in loyalties were to remain a constant part of his life.

    Benito Juarez, an enigma

  • He said Sangin's population was tilting toward the Marines, but acknowledged there are "fence-sitters" whose long-term loyalties are unclear.

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