Definition of dissident noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dissident

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noun
NAmE//ˈdɪsədənt//
 
 
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a person who strongly disagrees with and criticizes their government, especially in a country where this kind of action is dangerous left-wing dissidents
NAmE//ˈdɪsədəns//
 
noun [uncountable]
dissidentadjective
 
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