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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English adherent, from Old French adherent, from Latin adhaerēns, present participle of adhaereō (to stick to, cling).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ædˈ(h)ɪəɹənt/, /əd-/
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AdjectiveEdit

adherent (comparative more adherent, superlative most adherent)

 
adherent sand
  1. Adhesive, sticking to something.
    • 1738, Alexander Pope, Imitations of Horace, Book II, Epistle II:
      Close to the cliff with both his hands he clung
      And stuck adherent, and suspended hung.
  2. Having the quality of clinging or sticking fast to something.
  3. (botany) Attaching or pressing against a different organ.

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NounEdit

adherent (plural adherents)

  1. A person who has membership in some group, association or religion.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adhaerēns.

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AdjectiveEdit

adherent (masculine and feminine plural adherents)

  1. adherent

NounEdit

adherent m or f (plural adherents)

  1. adherent

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /adxěrent/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧he‧rent

NounEdit

adhèrent m (Cyrillic spelling адхѐрент)

  1. adherent

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