Definition of dissident
: disagreeing especially with an established religious or political system, organization, or belief dissident elements in the armed forces
Examples of dissident in a Sentence
dissident elements within the Catholic Church
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ISS said in its report that at least some of the Granite stock increase came as a result of the dissident shareholders’ efforts.
JERUSALEM — Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is encouraging people across the world to challenge their leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, to fend off threats to basic human values posed by governments.
Mr. Trump made no mention of Vietnam’s human rights abuses, which include the detention of dissident bloggers and religious activists, and have become the subject of persistent interest on Capitol Hill.
Chinese dissident Qin Yongmin, who has spent about half the last quarter-century in detention, is testing the government again.
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