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Definition of staunch adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    staunch

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//stɔntʃ//
     
    , NAmE//stɑntʃ//
     
    (staunchest) [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1strong and loyal in your opinions and attitude synonym faithful
  2. 2 a staunch supporter of abortion rights one of the president's staunchest allies a staunch Catholic
  3.  
    adverb She staunchly defended the new policy. He was staunchly opposed to the war.
  4. staunchness
     
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  5.  
    noun [uncountable]
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