Definition of dissenter
1 : one that dissents
2 capitalized : an English Nonconformist
Examples of dissenter in a Sentence
a society that prized conformity very highly and treated dissenters of any kind very harshly
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That original committee had no way of knowing that its long list of future honorees would boast so many essential Chicago theater-makers, leaders and stars — and Jeff Awards dissenters.
Leading with a one-seat majority in Parliament, his government was brought down by conservative dissenters in 1993, condemning New Democracy to spend the next 11 years in opposition.
The leader of those dissenters, Antonis Samaras, was eventually welcomed back into the party and defeated Dora Bakoyannis in a leadership contest after the conservatives lost the 2009 election.
The three dissenters faulted the majority for ignoring Supreme Court rulings that called for deference to presidential authority over immigration.
Find the handful of dissenters and give them a podium.
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