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protagonist

noun [C] (SUPPORTER)    /prəˈtæɡ.ən.ɪst/
an important supporter of an idea or political system: Key protagonists of the revolution were hunted down and executed. → Compare antagonistSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers
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