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quis·ling

 (kwĭz′lĭng)
n.
A traitor who serves as the puppet of the enemy occupying his or her country.

[After Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945), head of Norway's government during the Nazi occupation (1940-1945).]

quisling

(ˈkwɪzlɪŋ)
n
(Military) a traitor who aids an occupying enemy force; collaborator
[C20: after Major Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), Norwegian collaborator with the Nazis]

quis•ling

(ˈkwɪz lɪŋ)

n.
a person who betrays his or her country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government.
[1940; after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), pro-Nazi Norwegian leader]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quisling - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying forcequisling - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
traitor, treasonist - someone who betrays his country by committing treason

quisling

noun traitor, betrayer, collaborator, renegade, Judas, turncoat, fifth columnist They called him a quisling.
Translations
изменникпредател
maanpetturiquisling
quislingcollabo

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] Ncolaboracionista mf

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] ncollaborateur/trice m/f

quisling

nQuisling m

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] n (old) → collaborazionista m/f
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