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adherent Saltos de línea: ad|her¦ent
Pronunciación: /ədˈhɪər(ə)nt/

Definición de adherent en inglés:

sustantivo

Someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas: he was a strong adherent of monetarism
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was an adherent of liberation theology, a progressive movement that advocated for the poor.
  • He was, in his younger days, an adherent of socialist views.
  • John Duncan was born in Athy in or about 1785 and unlike his brother Thomas he became an ardent adherent of Methodism.
Sinónimos
follower, supporter, upholder, defender, advocate, disciple, votary, partisan, member, friend, stalwart;
fanatic, zealot;
believer, worshipper, attender;
informal hanger-on, groupie, buff, freak, fiend, nut, maniac
North American informal booster, cohort, rooter

adjetivo

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Sticking fast to an object or surface: the eggs have thick sticky shells to which debris is often adherent any adherent sand grains are easily removed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Latex beads pipetted onto the surface of adherent aggregates attach to the membrane and are internalized.
  • As the style grows and the papillae develop, adherent pollen grains are observed with increasing frequency.
  • Other options for removing adherent scale involve applying any of a variety of oils (peanut, olive or mineral) to soften the scale overnight, followed by use of a detergent or coal tar shampoo.
Sinónimos
British claggy;
Scottish & Northern English clarty
informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky
North American informal gloppy
rare tenacious, viscoid

Origen

Late Middle English: from Old French adherent, from Latin adhaerent- 'sticking to', from the verb adhaerere (see adhere).

Palabras que riman con adherent

coherent, sederunt

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