political dissident

political dissidents

Definitions of political dissident
  1. noun
    a dissenter from political orthodoxy
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    Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
    Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918)
    type of:
    contestant, dissenter, dissident, objector, protester
    a person who dissents from some established policy
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