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A person engaged in armed rebellion or resistance against an oppressive government or foe.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a militant revolutionary
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|Noun||1.||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)
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
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n → Freiheitskämpfer(in) m(f)
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