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English definition of “supporter”


noun [C]     /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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