Definition Of dissident


a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.

a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime

in opposition to official policy.

there is only one explicitly dissident voice to be heard

Example Of dissident

  • dissident republican group

  • dissident view

  • At the small assemblies, dissident workers were prevented from speaking against the plan.

  • Democracy and human rights have been extended by women's groups, ethnic minorities, and dissident groups.

  • Each group's militias have arrested human rights activists, newspaper editors and other dissidents .

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