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Definition of conscientious objector noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

conscientious objector

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒnʃiˌenʃəs əbˈdʒektə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːnʃiˌenʃəs əbˈdʒektər//
 
 
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a person who refuses to serve in the armed forces for moral reasons compare draft dodger, pacifist
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