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Definition of confederate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    confederate

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    noun
    NAmE//kənˈfɛdərət//
     
     
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  1. 1Confederate a person who supported the confederacy in the American Civil War
  2. 2a person who helps someone, especially to do something illegal or secret synonym accomplice Rokovssky was his confederate in the assassination plot.
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