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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: supporter /səˈpɔː(r)tə(r)/ 
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singularsupporter
pluralsupporters
  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

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