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adherentadjective

uk   /ədˈhɪə.rənt/  us   /-ˈhɪr.ənt/ formal
sticky: an adherent ​surface

adherentnoun [C]

uk   /ədˈhɪə.rənt/  us   /-ˈhɪr.ənt/ formal
a ​person who ​stronglysupports a ​particularperson, ​principle, or set of ​ideas: She has ​long been an adherent of the ​Communist Party.
(Definition of adherent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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adherentnoun [C]

 us   /ədˈhɪər·ənt, æd-/
someone who ​stronglysupports an ​idea, ​plan, ​person, etc.: She has been an adherent of ​homeschooling for ​years.
(Definition of adherent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adherent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏性的, 黏着的,附着的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏性的, 黏著的,附著的…
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