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disciple (dɪˈsaɪpəl)
1.  a follower of the doctrines of a teacher or a school of thought
2.  one of the personal followers of Christ (including his 12 apostles) during his earthly life
[Old English discipul, from Latin discipulus pupil, from discere to learn]

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