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noun [countable]     follower pronunciation in British English
/ˈfɒləʊə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who believes what a religion or system of ideas teaches, or who supports the person who established them

    Marx still has many followers in academic circles.

    followers of Islam

  2. 2
    someone who is interested in the progress or development of something, especially a sport

    a keen follower of football and cricket

  3. 3
    someone who supports and travels with an important person such as a military or political leader

    The king escaped the country with 50 of his followers.

  4. 4
    someone who receives the Tweets that another person sends using the online social networking service Twitter
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