Translation of faithful in Spanish:

faithful

fiel, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈfeɪθf(ə)l//ˈfeɪθfʊl//ˈfeɪθfəl/

adjective

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    (loyal)
    (dog/friend/follower) fiel
    to be faithful to sb serle fiel a algn
    • to be faithful to one's promise ser fiel a su (or mi etc.) promesa
    • From the outset he knew that he could not hope to curry favour with the government and remain faithful to his constitutional obligations.
    • Excited over the prospects of films, Heeba still promises to remain faithful to theatre.
    • Their work has taken them to many exotic spots around the world, but they remain faithful to home.
    • Hawi's unwavering confidence that our aims will eventually be achieved serves as an inspiration, keeping us faithful to his path as we remain faithful to his memory.
    • Filmmakers, in the image of Rossellini and Fassbinder, should remain faithful to that vocation, because without it, they will disappear along with their art.
    • It was the quietest of triumphs, and in this it remained faithful to the coach's idea of a truly worthy basketball performance.
    • It took a short while before Althea gained a small but faithful group of noble followers.
    • Four percent say pets are more faithful than friends and 2 percent agree they are more reliable than their parents.
    • The late Mrs. Dunleavy, nee Keane, was a native of this parish and she was always loyal and faithful to it.
    • I have been to the edge of life and come back with a wise, faithful and honest friend whom I trust completely at my core.
    • Yes, people sometimes cheat and lie, but they sometimes are also faithful and truthful.
    • He has remained a faithful and steadfast cheerleader for Langley, though he admits that the agency's image could do with some polishing.
    • Let my friends know that I have remained faithful to the ideal of my life, let my countrymen know that I am going to die so that France may live.
    • Many people have given years of faithful service to Muintir Mhaigh Eo and have remained faithful to the ethos of the founding fathers of the Association all those years ago.
    • All your friends may not be as reliable or faithful as you expect.
    • This, the village elders said, was the way friendship was supposed to be - true and faithful, long-lasting and firm.
    • It was a touching and poignant afternoon as friends gathered to show their respects to a man who had remained loyal and ever faithful to the ideals of Comhaltas.
    • In the years since then, Moe has carved out his own niche in the music, remaining ever faithful to the ‘old’ sounds and never drifting far from the roots of his music.
    • High in the Alps is a monument raised in honour of a faithful guide who perished while ascending a peak to rescue a stranded tourist.
    • It was converted into the bingo hall - the largest in Europe - in 1976 and the new owners remained faithful to its former glory.
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    (accurate)
    (report/copy/account) fiel
    • Winner of many international prizes, Stanev has built a considerable reputation on his faithful re-interpreting of the staple classical repertoire.
    • She remains faithful to Thackeray's vision but adds a touch of candour to his tone of condescension, a sparkle to the supercilious ways of the British rich.
    • But despite all this augmentation, the text remains surprisingly faithful to the original.
    • Although the screenwriter may remain faithful to the original work's intentions, for the adaptation to have its own value, it must have its own point of view.
    • If Imperial Rome had remained faithful to the style of ancient Greece with its vast, lavish buildings, then the Renaissance also favoured this classical style.
    • Yet if we fail to gauge how representative the sample is of the population, we assume that it is faithful in all salient respects.
    • In an effort to maintain Wallace's architectural and historical integrity, the layout of the floor will remain faithful to those original plans.
    • Browne has tried to remain as faithful to the original interiors as possible, and is especially proud of his work on the main staircase.
    • The game remains faithful to the spirit of the book, but it is perhaps a little too linear and predictable.
    • Judges must be free to do their jobs - to listen to the facts, to carefully divine the law and to be faithful to the Constitution.
    • Despite some juggling of the sequence of events, ‘Ali’ is largely faithful to facts.
    • In journalistic usage, you shall be as accurate and balanced and fair, and as faithful to pinned-down facts, as you possibly can be.
    • I am very proud of the fact that I have been as faithful to the truth as humanly possible.
    • For his part Ken remained faithful to the evidence as he saw it, and to truth when it could be discerned.
    • When a film is advertised as a true story, does it have a responsibility to be faithful to the truth?
    • While the themes and script remain faithful to the book, the set design and production values are highly original.
    • People who make documentaries have to be faithful to the facts.
    • In order to remain faithful to our charge to highlight contemporary Africa, we historically contextualized the stories that the older pieces tell.
    • In point of fact, no genuinely faithful screen adaptation of Red Harvest has ever been successfully attempted, but many loose adaptations have made their mark.
    • ‘Actually the film is incredibly faithful to the book despite the fact it's been reset in Chicago,’ said Hornby mildly.

plural noun

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    Religion
    los fieles
    • Pondering this commentary will stiffen the spine of the faithful for preaching, teaching, interpretation and life in the world.
    • The responsibilities of the papacy today are daunting, and all realize that the bishop of Rome needs the prayers of the faithful.
    • The prayer service itself was led mostly by the young people, with various members getting involved with prayers of the faithful and readings.
    • Alex's mother Christiane however, has become a staunch party faithful member, though trying to improve everyday life in her own small way.
    • The readings were by his son, David; prayers of the faithful by his grandchildren, Elaine, Brea and Gillian Roche.
    • This wholeness is about community, the community of the faithful that forms the church.
    • We also ask that you ease the pain for all those religious in the Church who were innocent of any wrongdoing and who have remained faithful to their vows.
    • Icons depicting the Virgin Mary and the saints are widely venerated, and the faithful light candles, pray, bow, and sometimes weep before these sacred images.
    • Four or five other young women, some with long hair tied back or flowing, one with a close-cropped cut, later read various prayers of the faithful.
    • Attachment to losing is taken to a level of religious fanaticism by the faithful.
  • 2

    (loyal followers)
    the party faithful los incondicionales