refusenik
also refusnik noun Etymology: part translation of Russian otkaznik, from otkaz refusal Date: 1974 1. a Soviet citizen and especially a Jew refused permission to emigrate 2. a person who refuses or declines something

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  • Refusenik — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Refusenik, en hebreo: מסורב עליה, (mesorav aliyah, aquél que no está autorizado a realizar la aliyah migración ; ruso: отказник, otkaznik, de отказ , negativa ) era un término no oficial para las personas, por lo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Refusenik — (von englisch to refuse, „ablehnen“) oder Otkasnik (russisch отказник, von отказывать, d. h. „ablehnen“, hebräisch: מסורבי mesorav) war ein inoffizieller sowjetischer Ausdruck für Personen, typischerweise sowjetische Juden, denen die Möglichkeit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • refusenik — [ri fyo͞oz′nik] n. [calque of Russ otkaznik < otkaz, refusal] a Soviet citizen, esp. a Jew, refused permission to emigrate: also sp. refusnik …   English World dictionary

  • Refusenik — For other uses, see Refusenik (disambiguation). January 10, 1973. Jewish refuseniks demonstrate in front of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the right to emigrate to Israel …   Wikipedia

  • Refusenik — Отказник Refusenik Жанр документаль …   Википедия

  • Refusenik — A los ciudadanos de la Unión Soviética a los que se negaba el permiso de emigrar se les conocía como refusenik. Actualmente el término refusenik (sarvanim סרבנים in hebreo) se ha adoptado para denominar a lois soldados o a los civiles llamados a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Refusenik — Refuznik Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Refuznik (en anglais, refusenik) est un mot apparu pendant la guerre froide. Il désigne des personnes à qui certains droits ont été refusés,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • refusenik — /ri fyoohz nik/, n. Informal. a Soviet citizen, usually Jewish, who was denied permission to emigrate from the Soviet Union. Also, refusnik. [1970 75; REFUSE + NIK, perh. trans. of Russ otkáznik (unless the Russ word is itself a trans. of… …   Universalium

  • refusenik — /rəˈfjuznɪk/ (say ruh fyoohznik) noun 1. (formerly in the Soviet Union) a Jewish person who was refused permission to emigrate, especially to Israel. 2. (in Israel) someone who refuses to serve in the military or who, when in the military,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • refusenik — noun a) One of the Jewish citizens of the former Soviet Union who were refused permission to emigrate. b) A person characterized by a particular refusal (especially one related to human rights.) See Also: recusant …   Wiktionary

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