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"supporter" in British English

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supporternoun [C]

uk   /səˈpɔː.tər/  us   /səˈpɔːr.t̬ɚ/
B2 someone who supports a particular idea, group, or person: He is one of the president's strongest supporters within industry.
B1 UK (US fan) someone who wants a particular team to win and might show it by going to watch the team play: Thousands of supporters have travelled to London for the cup final.

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supporternoun [C]

 us   /səˈpɔr·t̬ər, -ˈpoʊr·t̬ər/
  • supporter noun [C] (PERSON WHO HELPS)

a person who actively helps someone: Supporters of the bill expect it to pass.
  • supporter noun [C] (PERSON WHO ENCOURAGES)

a person who gives encouragement and approval to someone or something: He is a strong supporter of statesrights.
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