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noun 
  1. A person who formally opposes the current political structure, opposes the political group in power, opposes the policies of the political group in power, or opposes current laws.
  2. (Ecclesiastical): One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
adjective 
  1. In a manner that disagrees; dissenting; discordant; different.
Etymology: dissidens, -entis, present participle of dissidere to sit apart, to disagree; dis- + sedere to sit.


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