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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Head teacher James McParland said: the pupils are asked to take account of the political context of people's actions and decide whether they believe they were a terrorist or freedom fighter.
Reports emanating from government circles indicated that the Modi government may name former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as recipients for the Bharat Ratna (Jewel of India) award -- considered the highest national honour.
The veteran freedom fighter breathed his last at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) at 6:15 a.
Speaking at the gathering Founder of Bhagat Singh Foundation Abdullah Malik said that the sacrifice of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh should be remembered and recognize without any religious discrimination.
Citizens Recall Sacrifices of Freedom Fighter Izz Eddin al-Qassam at His Tomb Recalling the sacrifices of the freedom fighter Izz Eddin al-Qassam, the citizens in the city of Jableh in the coastal province of Lattakia, together with delegations from Syrian and Arab tribes, commemorated the anniversary of the 66th Independence Day by visiting the tomb of martyr al-Qassam, the city's son who struggled against the French and British forces.
My Father was a Freedom Fighter is a page-turner though I read it in small bites, the way you would eat a rich chocolate cake.
Holland is a journalist who has been based in Africa for 30 years, and her "psychobiography" of Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe uses two interviews she conducted 30 years apart to document his arc from freedom fighter to inspiring leader to deposed tyrant.
It favoured former trade unionist and freedom fighter Kgalema Motlanthe with 269 votes to 50 for the main opposition party's nominee.
When the Nazi invasion in 1939 shattered Poland's democratic government and Kulski's Christian family, Kulski swore an oath of secrecy and became a freedom fighter at the age of 12.
Niomi Daley, best known as singer Ms Dynamite will tell the story of African-Jamaican heroine and freedom fighter Nanny Maroon, who is still revered by today's black Britons (Ms Dynamite in Search of Nanny Maroon) later in the month.
The terrorist, created by his own nation's reign of terror, is transformed into a freedom fighter.
A concise, readable overview of the life and influence of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, this biography covers the man, his beliefs, and his milieu.

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