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supplicant

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noun sup·pli·cant \ˈsə-pli-kənt\

Examples of supplicant in a sentence

  1. <the new governor soon had to deal with a long line of supplicants asking for jobs and other political favors>

1591

First Known Use of supplicant

1591


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supplicant

adjective sup·pli·cant

Definition of supplicant

Examples of supplicant in a sentence

  1. <hated having to go before his boss like a supplicant beggar whenever he needed some time off to attend to personal matters>

1597

First Known Use of supplicant

1597


SUPPLICANT Defined for English Language Learners

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supplicant

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noun sup·pli·cant \ˈsə-pli-kənt\

Definition of supplicant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who asks for something in a respectful way from a powerful person or God


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