CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. liege => legeance "loyalty of a liege-man to his lord" => allegiance.
2. corrupted in spelling by confusion with the now-obsolete legal term allegeance "alleviation".
前缀al-同ad-. 单词liege, 臣子，臣民。原指臣子对君王的效忠。后该词多与词根lig相联系, lig, 绑定, 见ligature,韧带。
- allegiance (n.)
- late 14c., from Anglo-French legaunce "loyalty of a liege-man to his lord," from Old French legeance, from liege (see liege); erroneously associated with Latin ligare "to bind;" corrupted in spelling by confusion with the now-obsolete legal term allegeance "alleviation." General figurative sense of "recognition of claims to respect or duty" is attested from 1732.
- 1. They swore their allegiance to the USA and received their naturalization papers.
- 2. My allegiance to Kendall and his company ran deep.
- 3. The constitution requires members of parliament to take an oath of allegiance.
- 4. FBI demands its employees absolute allegiance to this bureau.
- 5. Soldiers must swear allegiance to the King.
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