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apostle

noun uk   /əˈpɒs.l̩/ us    /-ˈpɑː.sl̩/
[C] formal someone who strongly supports a particular belief or political movement: an apostle of world peace/libertythe Apostles [plural] the group of early Christians who travelled to different places telling people about Jesus Christ
See also
apostolic
adjective uk   /ˌæp.əˈstɒl.ɪk/ us    /-ˈstɑː.lɪk/ formal
Translations of “apostle”
in Spanish apóstol…
in French apôtre…
in German der Apostel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (信仰或政治運動的)宣導者,鼓吹者,先驅…
in Russian апостол…
in Turkish havari, oniki havariden biri…
in Chinese (Simplified) (信仰或政治运动的)倡导者,鼓吹者,先驱…
in Polish apostoł…
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