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disciplenoun

uk   /dɪˈsaɪ.pəl/ us   /dɪˈsaɪ.pəl/
[C] a person who believes in the ideas and principles of someone famous and tries to live the way that person does or did: an ardent disciple of Gandhi
the disciples [plural] also the Disciples
the twelve men who followed Jesus during his life
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(Definition of disciple from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disciplenoun [C]

us   /dɪˈsɑɪ·pəl/
a person who believes in the ideas of a leader, esp. a religious or political one, and tries to live according to those ideas: Jesse Jackson was a disciple of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Disciples were the twelve men who followed Jesus during his life.
(Definition of disciple from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disciple”
in Vietnamese môn đồ…
in Spanish discípulo, -a, seguidor…
in Malaysian pengikut…
in Thai สานุศิษย์…
in French disciple…
in German der Jünger, der Schüler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信徒,門徒,追隨者…
in Russian ученик, последователь…
in Turkish mürit, havari, taraftar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信徒,门徒,追随者…
in Indonesian pengikut, murid…
in Polish ucze-ń/nnica…
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