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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).]
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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]
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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]
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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
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quisling

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

quisling

[ˈkwɪzlɪŋ] Ncolaboracionista 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] ncollaborateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quisling

nQuisling 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
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