whis·tle·blow·er | \ ˈhwi-səl-ˌblō-ər\
Legal Definition of whistleblower
: an employee who brings wrongdoing by an employer or other employees to the attention of a government or law enforcement agency and who is commonly vested by statute with rights and remedies for retaliation — compare qui tam action
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