Definition of adherent in English:

adherent

Line breaks: ad|her¦ent
Pronunciation: /ədˈhɪər(ə)nt
 
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noun

adjective

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adherence

noun
More example sentences
  • Anna appears to be an angel to Holly, but her adherence to Harry complicates her moral position.
  • We want strict adherence to the Constitution as was intended by the founding fathers.
  • But at the same time, adherence to these rules also serves to define the community, and to give it boundaries.

Origin

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

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