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adherent
American English: /ædˈhɪrənt/
, /ædˈhɛrənt/
British English: /ədˈhɪər(ə)nt/

Translation of adherent in Spanish:

noun

  • [formal]
    partidario, (-ria) (masculine, feminine)
    adepto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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