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Definition of apostate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

apostate

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈpɑsteɪt//
 
, NAmE//‑tət//
 
(formal)
 
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a person who has rejected their religious or political beliefs
NAmE//əˈpɑstəsi//
 
noun [uncountable]
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