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fan base

[ fan-beys ]
/ ˈfæn ˌbeɪs /
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noun

the fans of a celebrity, team, media franchise, etc., when considered collectively: The fan base was crushed when the team moved to a different city.The studio marketed the sequels heavily to the franchise’s established fan base.

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Origin of fan base

An Americanism dating back to 1975–80
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fanbase
/ (ˈfænˌbeɪs) /

noun

the body of admirers of a particular pop singer, football team, etc
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