be a great believer in (something)(redirected from were a great believer in)
be a great believer in (something)
To have a strong conviction that something (stated after "in") is important or worthwhile. I'm a strong believer in resting on the weekends so that I don't get burned out.
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be a great/firm believer in somethingbelieve strongly that something is good, important or valuable: My mother was a great believer in horoscopes all her life. ♢ The boss was a firm believer in developing strong teamwork.
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