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rebel

Translation of rebel in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈrɛbəl/
British English: /ˈrɛb(ə)l/
  • 1 (dissident)
    (before noun) (forces/army)
    rebelde
    the rebel leader
    el cabecilla rebelde
    Example sentences
    • This date marks the 200th Anniversary to the very day when the rebel leader ended his resistance and walked through the gates of Humewood and into captivity.
    • Forked story paths in the beginning allow you to choose between siding with the armed rebels in resistance or the Soviets in appeasement.
    • However, during the truce, the party's militia would respond with force in the event it came under attack from government security forces, the rebel leader said.
  • 2 (nonconformist) he's a bit of a rebel
    es algo rebelde
    Example sentences
    • Power is hierarchical; the rebel challenges authority, presumes to be the defiant equal of his creator or of his king, and is convinced that his stubbornness will redeem him.
    • The idea that children are natural rebels who reject convention and prefer a state of anarchy is bunk.
    • Jude is a tour de force, a refashioned version of the Jewish mother as a bohemian, a rebel against convention who critiques mainstream culture.

intransitive verb present participle rebelling past tense, past participle rebelled

American English: /rɛˈbəl/
British English: /rɪˈbɛl/
  • to rebel (against something/somebody)
    rebelarse or sublevarse (contra algo/alguien)
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