torchbearer


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torch·bear·er

 (tôrch′bâr′ər)
n.
1. One that carries a torch.
2. One, such as the leader of a government, who imparts knowledge, truth, or inspiration to others.

torchbearer

(ˈtɔːtʃˌbɛərə)
n
1. a person or thing that carries a torch
2. a person who leads or inspires

torch•bear•er

(ˈtɔrtʃˌbɛər ər)

n.
1. a person who carries a torch.
2. a leader in a movement, campaign, etc.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torchbearer - a leader in a campaign or movement
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
Translations

torchbearer

[ˈtɔːtʃˌbɛərəʳ] Npersona f que lleva una antorcha

torchbearer

n (lit, fig)Fackelträger(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
The Templar and Prior were shortly after marshalled to their sleeping apartments by the steward and the cupbearer, each attended by two torchbearers and two servants carrying refreshments, while servants of inferior condition indicated to their retinue and to the other guests their respective places of repose.
We stumbled through the underbrush wet with dew, our way lighted by a score of torchbearers who surrounded us.
He is the first torchbearer using a wearable robot named "Walk-On," along with Kong Kyung-chul, who developed the robot.
Ascalon received the Torchbearer Award for Public Service, citing his contributions to improving the delivery of Consular, ATN and other services to our kababayans.
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Being elected as a Torchbearer makes Liu part of the Olympic family.
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Published -- Monday 16 December 2013MOSCOW: A torchbearer died of a heart attack after carrying the Olympic flame as part of Russia's torch relay leading up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in February, an official said on Monday.
com)-- The Hotel Indigo Sarasota received the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2012 Torchbearer Award, the company's most prestigious award.
The Flame is delivered to the host country, where it is transferred from one Torchbearer to another, spreading the message of peace, unity, and friendship.
A special guest at the show, which had more than 10,000 items on display, was North East Olympic torchbearer Claire Paczko.