freedom fighter


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freedom fighter

n.
A person engaged in armed rebellion or resistance against an oppressive government or foe.

freedom fighter

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a militant revolutionary
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freedom fighter - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)freedom fighter - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
mutineer - someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, subverter - a radical supporter of political or social revolution
Young Turk - a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
Translations

freedom fighter

nFreiheitskämpfer(in) m(f)

freedom fighter

ncombattente m/f per la libertà
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Instructions have been issued to all the authorized banks for ensuring Aadhar linked disbursement of Freedom Fighter pension as early as possible.
Netaji was not only a freedom fighter, but an icon for Bengal and the country.
The award-winning journalist and author was in the country this week to launch his latest book, My Father was a Freedom Fighter .
Arafat was not a freedom fighter, or a peace seeker; he was an evil man.
There is an old saying among students of world history and politics: "One person's terrorist is another person's freedom fighter.
Muzaffarabad -- Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and elsewhere in the world are marking the first martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Muzaffar Wani on Saturday.
The existing Dearness Relief system based on All India Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers, which was hitherto applied to freedom fighter pensioners on annual basis, is being discontinued and replaced by the Dearness Allowance system applicable to Central Government employees twice a year.
And yet, there is a beam of light along the book namely resistance: Ramzy's father Mohammed, was a freedom fighter.
Mandelson is saying you are a terrorist if your cause is contrary to the government's interest and you are a freedom fighter if your cause is consistent with what the government wants.
He was arrested and sentenced for 20 years by the South African government because of his political beliefs demanding freedom and independence for his country, serving 18 years, mostly at Robben Island prison, with his fellow Southern Africa freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.
Summary: New Delhi [India], December 07 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan paid tribute to freedom fighter Jayee Rajguru on his 221 martyrdom day celebration here.
The Prime Minister stressed that Burhan Wani, the Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian security forces, was a freedom fighter and the 'pride of Kashmiris'.

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