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supporter

noun [C] uk   /səˈpɔː.tər/ us    /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɚ/
B2 someone who supports a particular idea, group, or person: He is one of the prime minister's strongest supporters within industry.Supporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers B1 UK (US fan) someone who wants a particular team to win and might show it by going to watch the team play: Thousands of supporters have travelled to London for the cup final.Audiences and spectatorsSpectators and commentators at sports events
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