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noun [C]     /ˈbɪɡ.ət/ disapproving
a person who has strong, unreasonable beliefs and who thinks that anyone who does not have the same beliefs is wrong: a religious bigot He was known to be a loud-mouthed, opinionated bigot.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men bigoted     /ˈbɪɡ.ə.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ adjective She's so bigoted that she refuses to accept anyone who doesn't think like her.Narrow-minded bigotry     /ˈbɪɡ.ə.tri/ noun [U] religious/racial bigotryNarrow-minded
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