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partisans

noun , plural of partisan
variants: also partizans

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1 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another
  • partisans of the charismatic leader refuse to tolerate any criticism of him at all
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2 one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause
  • a partisan of the revolution who was even willing to give her life for it
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3 one who stubbornly or intolerantly adheres to his or her own opinions and prejudices
  • she's too much of a political partisan to ever concede that the other side might have a valid point
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