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English definition of “cult”

cult

adjective [before noun]     /kʌlt/
liked very much by a particular group of people : The singer had a cult following in the 1970s. a cult figure / movie Liked, or not liked, by many people
(Definition of cult adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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