nounWord forms: plural ˈvotaries
1. a person bound by a vow or promise, esp. one bound to religious vows, as a monk or nun
2. a person devoted to a particular religion or object of worship; devout worshiper
4. a person who is devoted to any game, study, pursuit, etc.: Also ˈvotarist
6. of, or having the nature of, a vow
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