allied to

Also found in: Idioms.
See: pendent
References in classic literature ?
"It will give me great pleasure, sir," said the Owner of a Silver Mine, "to serve one so closely allied to me in - in - well, you know," he added, with a significant gesture of his two hands upward from the sides of his head.
He adds that meeting the strict standards of ISO 9001:2000 will enable Allied to provide the highest quality products and services to its customers.

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