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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ite-ite /aΙͺt/ suffix πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [in nouns]SUPPORT A PERSON, GROUP, OR PLAN a follower or supporter of a particular idea or person – often used to show disapproval πŸ”Š a group of Trotskyites (=followers of Trotsky’s political ideas) πŸ”Š the Pre-Raphaelites2 [in adjectives]BELIEVE relating to a particular set of religious or political ideas, or to the ideas of a particular person πŸ”Š his Reaganite opinions3 COME FROM/ORIGINATEsomeone who lives in a particular place or belongs to a particular group πŸ”Š a Brooklynite (=someone from Brooklyn) πŸ”Š the Israelites (=in the Bible)
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-iteβ€’ a Mennonite womanβ€’ a suburbaniteβ€’ dynamiteβ€’ graphite
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