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dissident

dis·si·dent

dissident

 
pronunciation:
dI s dihnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not agreeing with or opposed to the opinions of others or the power of some group or organization.
A group of dissident workers went on strike outside the factory.
antonyms:
conforming
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one who disagrees or dissents.
The governments of some countries treat dissidents as criminals.
antonyms:
conformist
derivation: dissidently (adv.)
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