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
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 .