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noun [countable]     supporter pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    someone who supports a particular idea
    a strong/enthusiastic/active/keen supporter:

    Jarvis is a strong supporter of the European Union.

    1. a.
      someone who supports a particular person or group

      His supporters claim that the charges against him are politically motivated.

      a loyal/leading supporter:

      a gathering of the union’s most loyal supporters

  2. 2
    someone who likes to watch a particular sports team and wants that team to win

    Barcelona supporters

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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