Definition of freedom fighter in English:

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freedom fighter

Pronunciation: /ˈfrēdəm ˌfīdər/


A person who takes part in a violent struggle to achieve a political goal, especially in order to overthrow their government.
Example sentences
  • There are still those who profess not to know the difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter.
  • Your terrorist is my freedom fighter, your defenders are my oppressors - reverse them and apply as you will.
  • The trouble with being an international terrorist, freedom fighter or revolutionary is the puzzle of what to do with yourself once the glorious struggle is over.

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Syllabification: free·dom fight·er

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