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dis·si·dent / ˈdisidənt/ • n. a person who opposes official policy, esp. that of an authoritarian state: a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime. • adj. in opposition to official policy: a group of dissident workers set up communist China's first free trade union.

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dissident

dissident at variance XVI; sb. XVIII. — F. dissident or L. dissidēns, -ent-, prp. of dissidēre disagree, f. DIS- 1 + sedēre sit; see -ENT.

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