Examples of torchbearer in a Sentence
He became the torchbearer for civil rights.
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Wallace is primed to be a torchbearer for NASCAR’s next wave of celebrity drivers.
To accomplish real, lasting transformation of our deeply flawed criminal-justice system, other lawmakers and the whole of society must meet this hard truth head-on and break all ties with the torchbearers of America’s racist past.
Golfer Inbee Park was one of the final torchbearers.
The senior finished the season on fire, and is considered a worthy torchbearer in the Tide’s recent inside linebacker lineage.
From a soaring skyscraper to the wide span of a bridge, landmarks and buildings around the world are often called upon as torchbearers of grief after mass tragedies.
Burnham, like the Klingon Voq, is her own sort of torchbearer.
Over the coming months, 7,500 torchbearers will carry the flame 2,018 kilometers around South Korea before arriving at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9.
Pyeongchang's organizers have designated 7,500 torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame, which arrived at the Incheon International Airport after a handover ceremony in Athens on Tuesday.
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TORCHBEARER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of torchbearer for English Language Learners
: someone who carries a torch at the head of a group of people
: someone who leads a campaign, movement, etc.
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