Definition of 'adherent'
Example sentences containing 'adherent'
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With the disasters that attended the intervention in Iraq these voices have gained adherents and become more forthright.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
To the extent that religions provide their adherents with a common set of norms and values, they are an important source of social solidarity.Sociology (1995)
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