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supporter

noun [C]  us   /səˈpɔr·t̬ər, -ˈpoʊr·t̬ər/

supporter noun [C] (PERSON WHO HELPS)

a person who actively helps someone: Supporters of the bill expect it to pass.

supporter noun [C] (PERSON WHO ENCOURAGES)

a person who gives encouragement and approval to someone or something: He is a strong supporter of statesrights.
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