adj ~ (to sb/sth) true and faithful 忠诚的; 忠贞的
*remain loyal to one's principles 信守自己的原则
* a loyal supporter of the Labour Party 工党的忠实拥护者.
1500-1600; Language: Old French;Origin:
leial, leel, from Latin
always supporting your friends, principles, country etc
≠ disloyalloyal to The army has remained loyal to the government. a loyal supporter of the team her many years of loyal service to the company loyal customers>loyallyadv He has always loyally defended the president.
1. But if no one can be trusted to act in a loyal and responsible manner towards his job, then the business will require armies of administrators, checkers, and foremen, and administrative overheads will rise correspondingly. 但是，如果企业中谁也不可信赖会对工作尽忠守职，那么企业就会需要大批的管理人员、检查人员和带班人员，管理费用就会相应地增加。
2. To the extent that the people can be relied upon to behave in a loyal and responsible manner, 如果人民忠于职守，举止规矩，能受到政府的信赖，
3. Despite lip service to the contrary ("a balanced employee is a productive employee"), most employers want loyal employees who work longer hours, rewarding them with higher pay and better benefits. 大多数雇主尽管口头上说得很漂亮（"生活作息保持平衡的雇员是效率高的雇员"），可他们需要的是忠心耿耿的、愿意超时间工作的雇员，并用高薪和更多的福利来奖励他们。
4. But produces a cheerful, good-tempered elephant who will give many years of loyal service. 但这种方法可以训练出性情愉快、脾气温顺，能忠实为人服务多年的大象。
5. He was loyal to his country. 他对国家是忠心的.