-ite Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   us   /-aɪt/
used for a ​person who ​supportsparticularbeliefs, ​actions, or ​ideas, ​especially when ​added to the ​name of the ​person who is the ​origin of the ​ideas: a Thatcherite a Reaganite
(Definition of -ite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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