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cheerleader

noun [C]     /ˈtʃɪəˌliː.dər/ US  /ˈtʃɪrˌliː.dɚ/
(especially in America) a person, usually a woman or girl, who leads the crowd in shouting encouragement and supporting a team at a sports event: She was a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys.Spectators and commentators at sports events
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