freedom fighter

noun
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of freedom fighter

: a person who takes part in a resistance movement against an oppressive political or social establishment

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1910

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Definition of freedom fighter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is part of an organized group fighting against a cruel and unfair government or system


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