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standard-bearernoun [C]

 us   /ˈstæn·dərd /
a ​person who ​leads a ​group or a ​politicalparty: Is he ​qualified to be the UN’s standard-bearer for ​democracy and ​freedom?
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in Chinese (Simplified) 旗手,领袖…
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