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Definition of disciple noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a person who believes in and follows the teachings of a religious or political leader synonym follower a disciple of the economist John Maynard Keynes
  2. 2(according to the Bible) one of the people who followed Jesus Christ and his teachings when he was living on earth, especially one of the twelve apostles
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