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patriot

noun [C]  /ˈpeɪ·tri·ət, -ˌɑt/ us  
a person who loves his or her country and defends it when necessary US history A patriot during the American Revolution was a person who believed in or fought for independence from Britain
patriotic
adjective  /ˌpeɪ·triˈɑt̬·ɪk/ us  
Candidates love to associate themselves with patriotic values.
patriotism
noun [U]  /ˈpeɪ·tri·əˌtɪz·əm/ us  
This really calls into question his patriotism.
Translations of “patriot”
in Spanish patriota…
in French patriote…
in German der/die Patriot(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛國者…
in Russian патриот…
in Turkish vatansever/yurtsever kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱国者…
in Polish patriot-a/ka…
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