Definition of dissident in English:

dissident

Line breaks: dis¦si|dent
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪsɪd(ə)nt
 
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noun

adjective

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Origin

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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