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Definition of stalwart adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    stalwart

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈstɔːlwət//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɔːlwərt//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1loyal and able to be relied on, even in a difficult situation synonym faithful stalwart supporters
  2. 2(formal) physically strong
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: Scots variant of obsolete stalworth, from Old English stǣl ‘place’ + weorth ‘worth’.
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