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