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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).]
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(Military) a traitor who aids an occupying enemy force; collaborator
[C20: after Major Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), Norwegian collaborator with the Nazis]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||quisling - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force|
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noun traitor, betrayer, collaborator, renegade, Judas, turncoat, fifth columnist They called him a quisling.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
quisling[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] N → colaboracionista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
quisling[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] n → collaborateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Quisling m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
quisling[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] n (old) → collaborazionista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995