Alluvium Allying

Ally

Meanings and phrases

ally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a friendly nation
  2. an associate who provides cooperation or assistance; friend

ally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

ally with

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. unite formally; of interest groups or countries

fern ally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pteridophytes of other classes than Filicopsida

close ally

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E.g.
  • David was succeeded by John's close ally Robert.
  • Ortega governed as a close ally of President Carlos Menem.
  • He was succeeded by his close ally, Edvard Beneš (1884–1948).

political ally

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E.g.
  • He found a political ally in Thomas Hart Benton, senator from Missouri.
  • Ecuador's political ally, Venezuela, has donated military equipment including six Mirage 50 aircraft.
  • In Houston, he befriended James Baker, a prominent attorney who later became an important political ally.

former ally

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E.g.
  • Tensions were already high between Carranza and Villa, his former ally.
  • He was overthrown by his former ally John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland.
  • Ben Bella was overthrown in 1965 by Houari Boumédiène, his former ally and defence minister.

ally against

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E.g.
  • Sun Quan was delighted as he saw Gongsun Yuan as a potential ally against Wu's rival state, Wei.
  • In his restlessness he betrayed Sforza twice, but he also betrayed his momentary ally against him, Niccolò Piccinino.
  • Beatty had a close relationship with his elder brother Charles, who became his ally against their oppressive and overbearing father.

friend and ally

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E.g.
  • Bisset was a friend and ally of Captain Cook.
  • Alaric became the friend and ally of his erstwhile opponent, Stilicho.
  • While at the Wall, he meets Jon Snow and quickly becomes his closest friend and ally.
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