If your "enemies" are those you want to harm or kill, what's the word for those you want to support or enable?


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a person, group, or nation that is associated with another or others for some common cause or purpose: Canada and the United States were allies in World War II.

to associate or connect by some mutual relationship, as resemblance or friendship.


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    Strictly speaking, allies are those who are joined together for a common cause or purpose. OP asks about “those who you want to support or enable” which could be your allies but could also be a third party- maybe a party you and your allies are trying to help.
    – Jim
    Jun 14 at 5:32

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