freedom fighter
noun Date: 1942 a person who takes part in a resistance movement against an oppressive political or social establishment

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  • freedom fighter — freedom fighters N COUNT (approval) If you refer to someone as a freedom fighter, you mean that they belong to a group that is trying to change the government of their country using violent methods, and you agree with or approve of this …   English dictionary

  • freedom fighter — freedom .fighter n someone who fights in a war against an unfair or dishonest government, army etc →↑guerrilla, terrorist ↑terrorist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • freedom fighter — freedom ,fighter noun count someone who opposes a cruel or unfair government by fighting against it using weapons, usually as part of an organized group. This word is used by people who support these actions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • freedom fighter — ► NOUN ▪ a person who takes part in a revolutionary struggle …   English terms dictionary

  • freedom fighter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms freedom fighter : singular freedom fighter plural freedom fighters someone who opposes a cruel or unfair government by fighting against it using weapons, usually as part of an organized group. This word is used …   English dictionary

  • freedom fighter — noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) • Syn: ↑insurgent, ↑insurrectionist, ↑rebel • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebel (for: ↑rebel), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • freedom fighter — a fighter for freedom, esp. a person who battles against established forces of tyranny and dictatorship. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Freedom Fighter — former name of the Northrup Tiger II or F 5 tactical fighter plane …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • freedom fighter — terrorist, guerrilla; one fighting for the cause of freedom …   English contemporary dictionary

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