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patriotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæt.ri.ət/ /ˈpeɪ.tri.ət/ us   /ˈpeɪ.tri.ɑːt/
a person who loves their country and, if necessary, will fight for it
(Definition of patriot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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patriotnoun [C]

us   /ˈpeɪ·tri·ət, -ˌɑt/
a person who loves his or her country and defends it when necessary
US history A patriot during the American Revolution was a person who believed in or fought for independence from Britain
patriotic
adjective us   /ˌpeɪ·triˈɑt̬·ɪk/
Candidates love to associate themselves with patriotic values.
patriotism
noun [U] us   /ˈpeɪ·tri·əˌtɪz·əm/
This really calls into question his patriotism.
(Definition of patriot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “patriot”
in Spanish patriota…
in Vietnamese người yêu nước…
in Malaysian patriot…
in Thai ผู้รักชาติ…
in French patriote…
in German der/die Patriot(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱国者…
in Turkish vatansever/yurtsever kimse…
in Russian патриот…
in Indonesian patriot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛國者…
in Polish patriot-a/ka…
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