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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The legendary freedom fighter and icon of velour and optimism was remembered at his 57th death anniversary function organised at his native Palandari Town, which was also addressed by AJK Minister for Health Dr Najib Naqi, Member of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council Sardar Abdul Khaliq Wasi, Col Aurangzeb, Sardar Muhammad Hafiz Khan Advocate, President District Bar Association Palandari, Sardar Khaliqur Rehman, Ms Tahmina Sadiq and Haji Mansha Khan.
'The Special Investigation Task Group investigating the August 28, 2018 bombing incident in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat [...] has identified and charged 25 members of a breakaway faction of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) and several accomplices for the crime,' Albayalde said during a press briefing on Monday.
Summary: Decision taken after meeting of Punjab government officials proclaims freedom fighter as 'hero of both India and Pakistan'
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court has been asked to order provincial and local governments to name Shadman Chowk after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh who was hanged at the same square by the British rulers, according to a report by a private media outlet.
"The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow" star Wentworth Miller is not part of the voice cast of CW Seed's new animated series "Freedom Fighter: The Ray."
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PROVINCES, (SANA) -- On occasion of the 66th anniversary of Independence Day and the evacuation of French Colonialism from Syria, a memorial monument dedicated to leader of the Greater Syrian Revolution, freedom fighter Sultan Basha al-Atrash, was unveiled in the town of al-Kuraya in Sweida.
He rightly takes issue, for instance, with Reuters' agnosticism regarding the difference between a freedom fighter and a terrorist: "The last time I looked, there was a crystal-clear distinction between a terrorist and a freedom fighter, and it had to do with the morality of means: A freedom fighter does not massacre innocent civilians in pursuit of his ends."
The Indian army remained tight-lipped on Saturday after a picture circulated on social media showed Indian soldiers dragging the body of a Kashmiri freedom fighter by his feet, Firstpost reported.
figure By NDUNG'U GACHANE A group of Mau Maua war veterans will be settled on a piece of land Rumuruti, Laikipia County, a daughter of freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi said.Evelyne Wanjugu Kimathi, the director of Kimathi Foundation, said 3,455 surviving members of Mau Mau will be settled on a three-and-a-half acre piece of land each starting January 2019 after her foundation started paying money to purchase the 13,000 acres of land.
KOHAT -- The district administration has ordered demarcation of limits and construction of a boundary wall around the grave of great freedom fighter Ghazi Gul Akbar Afridi who fought against the British rule and was hanged.

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