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cheerleader

noun [C] uk   /ˈtʃɪəˌliː.dər/ us    /ˈtʃɪrˌliː.dɚ/
(especially in America) a person, usually a woman or girl, who leads the crowd in shouting encouragement and supporting a team at a sports event: She was a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys.
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