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English definition of “firebrand”


noun [C]     /ˈfaɪə.brænd/ US  /ˈfaɪr-/
a person who causes political or social trouble by opposing authority and encouraging others to do soActivism and pressure groupsTaking action against people in power
(Definition of firebrand noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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