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dissident

División en sílabas: dis·si·dent
Pronunciación: /ˈdisədənt
 
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Definición de dissident en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state: a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Even Chinese democracy activists and dissidents take the borders of China as an indivisible given.
  • The refugees are trapped between Guinean government forces and those of rebel Guinean dissidents.
  • Only in the metropolis can gays, Jews, women, dissidents, democrats and oddballs feel safe.
Sinónimos
dissenter, objector, protester;
rebel, revolutionary, recusant, subversive, agitator, insurgent, insurrectionist, refusenik

adjetivo

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In opposition to official policy: there is only one explicitly dissident voice to be heard
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Over the subsequent three decades, opposition parties and dissident voices were more in evidence.
  • At the small assemblies, dissident workers were prevented from speaking against the plan.
  • It championed democratic dissident movements behind the Iron Curtain as a challenge to Soviet power.
Sinónimos
dissenting, disagreeing;
opposing, objecting, protesting, rebellious, rebelling, revolutionary, recusant, nonconformist, dissentient

Origen

mid 16th century (in the sense 'differing in opinion or character'): from Latin dissident- 'sitting apart, disagreeing', from dis- 'apart' + sedere 'sit'.

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