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Synonyms for standard-bearer

an outstanding leader of a political movement

the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle

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Galimba led the San Beda Alabang contingent as flag bearer.
A total of 11 pupils from Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and St John Fisher, Corpus Christi, St Gregory's and Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Schools, which are part of the Romero Catholic Academy, were selected to be mascots and flag bearers for Wasps' Gallagher Premiership clash with Northampton Saints on Sunday, January 6.
'We have had a meeting together with all leaders early his morning and decided that our sole flag bearer is Musalia Mudavadi,' he said.
He held that the zoning and rotation formula as contained in the party's constitution stipulated that both the chairman of the party and the flag bearer should not come from the same zone.
The NDC's National Executive Committee (NEC) on Thursday, November 29, resolved that all male flag bearer aspirants should pay GHS400,000 as filing fee while female flag bearer-aspirants are to pay GHC200,000 and persons with disability aspiring to the same position are to pay GHC150,000.
Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 18 ( ANI ): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the 18th edition of the Asian Games, has said that he is not keeping himself under pressure and is only looking forward to give his absolute best in the prestigious quadrennial event.
"Tonga's shirtless flag bearer has done it again," said a headline on Twitter.
All eyes turn to the flag bearer for each country as they lead their teammates into the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics.
We are embracing a comprehensive transformation from a telecom provider to a digital services provider and as the flag bearer of digital revolution in the country, these milestones strengthen our resolve."
OUR BOY IN BRAZIL: Team GB flag bearer Andy Murray in Rio de Janeiro
ANDY MURRAY will be "emotional" as he carries out his duties as Great Britain's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics, according to his mother.
Murray (above) said: "I'm very proud to be selected as flag bearer - to represent your country at the Games is an unbelievable experience, but to lead out Team GB will be an incredible honour.
BOXER Paddy Barnes has been selected as Ireland's flag bearer for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio.
"Our Emirates Flag Bearer programme is giving the rugby stars of tomorrow an unforgettable experience and connection to the sport.