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disciple

noun     /dɪˈsaɪ.pl̩/
[C] a person who believes in the ideas and principles of someone famous and tries to live the way they do or did: an ardent disciple of the prime ministerSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers the disciples [plural] (also the Disciples) the twelve men who followed Jesus during his life → See also apostleThe Bible - people, events and places
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