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adherent

/ad·her·ent/ (-ent) sticking or holding fast, or having such qualities.

adherent

(ăd-hē′rĕnt) [L. adhaerere, to stick]
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Une telle mesure proposee par la Mutuelle des fonctionnaires de la securite nationale, des prisons et de la rehabilitation ayant ete relaye recemment dans certains milieux securitaires porte atteinte aux droits des adherents et a leur pouvoir d'achat, a estime le syndicat.
L'absence des deux tiers des adherents du club a reduit cette initiative a un simple show.
Cracking Stopping in the Bondline of Adhesively Bonded Composite Adherents by Means of a Mechanical Fastener: Numerical and Experimental Investigation," SAE Int.
Inherent in every religion are moral principles, which are implicit both in religious experience and the belief and actions of adherents.
IBS patients were adherent for a median 41 of the 42 days of the combined diets, and healthy controls were adherent for the entire 42 days.
I hope one day that the adherents of the religion centered on Darwin's theories will one day be able to admit the same.
With regards to believers or adherents, we argue (with the support of existing literature) that some religious charities may use such funding for strictly religious purposes.
Adherents of the differing currents of Judaism have been up in arms in recent weeks as the government has mulled a law that would recognize the Orthodox rabbinate's exclusive authority over conversions.
The 1998 National Congregations Study has found that American churches often seek to attract new adherents by offering a variety of social activities such as cultural and arts groups, welfare services like soup kitchens, and engagement in community politics (Norris and Inglehart 2004).
This volume examines interreligious encounters and dialogue between adherents to African traditional religion, Christianity, and Islam in Sierra Leone.
NOW hear this; know all persons by these present that we, the most wretched and miserable inhabitants of the township of Odersfeld, do humbly prostrate ourselves in abject obeisance before the citizens of Ledis (sic) forasmuch as our band of stalwart and snappy Terriers, in this the Year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Eight, were, by the Grace of God and due in no small part to their own stalwart and 'dogged' endeavours, able to overcome those most high-minded and egotistical adherents of McAllister in a recent tournament on the fields of Elland Road by two 'butts' to one.
The Alliance's press release said the coach's viewpoint is "disingenuous and insulting to sincere religious adherents.