1. adjective /ˈdɪsɪdənt/
In a manner that disagrees; dissenting; discordant; different.
2. noun /ˈdɪsɪdənt/
a) A person who formally opposes the current political structure, opposes the political group in power, opposes the policies of the political group in power, or opposes current laws.
b) One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
See Also: dissenter

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  • dissident — dissident, ente [ disidɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1539, rare av. 1752; lat. dissidens, de dissedere « être en désaccord » ♦ Qui est en dissidence, qui fait partie d une dissidence. ⇒ hérétique, hétérodoxe, non conformiste, opposé, rebelle, révolté,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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